Marjorie Silcox McLenagan passed away peacefully at Morningside Assisted Living on July 5, 2013. Mrs. McLenagan was born on Jan. 24, 1931, in Roanoke.|
She and her husband, Larry McLenagan, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 5 in Beaufort.
Mrs. McLenagan was preceded in death by her father and mother, Robert and Lelia Silcox, and son, Bruce Edward; and siblings, Tom, Genevive and Gerry. She is survived by her siblings, Roberta and Carolee, both of Williamsburg.
Marge was a graduate of William Byrd High School and was a secretary for the City of Roanoke.
She was the mother of five sons who were the love of her life: Mike (Bethesda, Md.), Robert (Orlando, Fla.), William (Beaufort, S.C.), John (Richmond) and Bruce (Williamsburg).
She adored her five granddaughters and her great-grandson and cherished her time with them. Marge and Larry traveled together extensively in Europe and Asia on business trips. Both enjoyed sailing, golf and the beach with their five sons.
Marge was an active member in the Richmond and Williamsburg garden clubs. She volunteered at Colonial Williamsburg, decorating a restored historic home for the holidays. She was also an active member of the Lutheran Church.
A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, July 13, at 3 p.m. in the Carl Anderson Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort , P.O. Box 1514, Beaufort, SC 29901.
Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Published in Virginia Gazette from July 10 to Aug. 9, 2013