Margaret Rexroad 104, of Taylorville, IL passed away at 8:35 a.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on February 3, 1910 in Taylorville, IL, the daughter of Alvah and Katie (Norris) Houk. She married Charlie E. Rexroad in the First Christian Church parsonage in Shelbyville, IL; He preceded her in passing on January 26, 1985. Mrs. Rexroad worked in many upscale department stores selling ladies accessories, handbags, gloves, jewelry and wigs. She and her husband, Charlie lived in Decatur, IL and later were transferred to Lexington, KY with Signal Depot. They enjoyed weekend trips to all the new malls in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. They retired back to Taylorville to be with their family. She was a member of the Taylorville Christian Church. Margaret will be remembered for her memory, she never forgot any of her family’s birthdays, anniversaries or graduations. She would always send cards and gifts.
She is survived by her nephews: Harold (Wanda) Houk of Mt. Auburn, Bob (Shirley) Sloan of Edinburg, IL, Bill (Debbie) Sloan, Larry (Martha) Fowler both of Taylorville, IL and Warren (Marcielle) Buzzard of Shelbina, MO; nieces: Peggy Fowler Logue of Blue Mound, IL, Carol (Bobby) Bell of Bonita Springs, FL and Marcia (Allen) Monier of Springfield, IL; sister-in-law, Ruby Houk of Springfield, IL; several great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in passing by his parents, husband; brothers: Roy Houk, Fred Houk, Alvah “Pete” Houk Jr.; sisters: Grace Fowler Cole, Helen Sloan Smith and Elizabeth “Betty” Buzzard; nephew, Harry “BoBo” Logue; niece, Beth Ann Buzzard; great niece, Nicole Rae Stade.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. followed by Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dick Wamsley officiating. Burial will be at Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Citizens Center, 701 W. Adams St., Taylorville, IL 62568
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL
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