Margaret Frances Magruder, 87 of Boonville passed away at Cooper County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday morning July 31.
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Visitation will be at the Davis Funeral Chapel on Thursday evening August 1st from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.Graveside services will be held at Bethany Cemetery north of Keytesville on Friday morning at 11:00 a.m.
She was born near Shannondale, MO in Chariton County on January 14, 1926, the daughter of Hester Warren Elmore and Nellie King Elmore. She graduated from Keytesville High School in 1943.
She married Edward LeRoy Magruder on January 6, 1946 and lived on a farm north of Keytesville until moving to the Boonville area in 1987. She was a homemaker and worked on the farm with her husband until his death in 1975. Margaret was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Keytesville.
She was preceeded in death by her husband, her parents, and a baby brother, Warren King Elmore. She is survived by three daughters, Linda Burnett of Boonville and Donna Magruder and Susan Desmond of Gladstone, Missouri, and a beloved grandson, Brandon Burnett of Boonville.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorials to the Bethany Cemetery.
Davis Funeral Chapel Inc
1397 W Ashley Rd
Boonville, MO 65233
Published in Boonville Daily News from July 31 to Aug. 9, 2013