Margaret Fuqua Deason, 87, went to be with the Lord Sunday, February 16, 2014. The family will receive friends at K. L. Brown Funeral Home on Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. This will be followed by a graveside service conducted by the Rev. Thomas Nelson of Marietta, Ga., at 1 p.m. in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Jacksonville. Margaret is predeceased by her husband, Raymond "Pete" Deason; parents, William & Annie Fuqua; brother, Wilburn Fuqua. She is survived by a sister, Virginia Fuqua Cambron, of Anniston; brother, Charles Fuqua, of Brandon, Fla.; daughter, Sandra Watson (Roger), of Marietta, Ga.; son, Ray Deason (Kathi) of Marietta, Ga.; grandchildren Roger Watson II (Kristal), Heather Nelson (Thomas), Kara Deason and Krista Preston (Michael); great-grandchildren, Trey Watson, Will Watson and Vivienne Preston; several nieces and nephews. Margaret was one of the original employees of Jacksonville State Bank. She was Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager at the Weaver location and Vice President and Branch Manager in Jacksonville, until retiring from SouthTrust. As a long time resident of Jacksonville, she was a servant to her family, friends and community, serving on several boards, organizations and committees. Flowers will be accepted, or those who prefer to do so may make a memorial donation to Halcyon Hospice Foundation, 1435 Haw Creek Circle East, Suite 402, Cumming, GA 30041. www.excellenceinhospice.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center 322 Nisbet St., N.W., Jacksonville, AL 36265 256-435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 19, 2014