Margaret R. Tubbs (1942 - 2016)

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Margaret R. Tubbs, age 73, of Kankakee, Ill., died on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, Ill.
Margaret was born Dec. 10, 1942, in Louisville, Miss., to Hamlet C. Ferguson and Ophelia A. Kelly. Margaret married Melvin 'Ray' Tubbs on July 22, 1961, in Chicago, Ill.
She was a hairdresser and owned Margaret Tubbs Beauty Shoppe in DuBois, Pa., and was also a realtor for Speckman Realty. She was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her great-grandson.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Ray; one daughter, Cynthia (Robin L.) Brown of Kankakee, Ill.; one son, Bryan (Terri Boulder) Tubbs of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Roma Green of Shreveport, La., Geraldine (E.O.) Gardner of Brandon, Miss., and Grace Marrs of Chicago, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Ferguson of Tupelo, Miss.; four grandchildren: Krystal, Kenny, Nicole and Katheryn; and four great-grandchildren: Tommy, Felix, Jaden and Mya.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Casey Ferguson; and two brothers-in-law, Bobby Marrs and David Green.
Visitation will be on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home, West Kankakee. More visitation time will be on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, from 9 a.m. until the time of Margaret's funeral service at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow at Kankakee Memorial Gardens, Aroma Township.
Memorials may be made to Grace Christian Academy.
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Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home & Crematory
1480 W Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-3431
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Published in The Courier Express on Oct. 9, 2016