Margaret "GraMicki" Juanita Pelkey

December 24, 1942February 2, 2021

Margaret "GraMicki" Juanita Pelkey, age 78, of Denison, Texas passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her home. Margaret was born on a crisp cold day on December 24, 1942 in Urbana, Illinois to Juanita and Glenn Longworth.

Margaret graduated from Butler Highschool in Butler, MO in 1960. After graduation, she moved to Washington. DC to work for Leviton as a secretary. On Nov. 29, 1974 Margaret married the love of her life Jimmie and stayed married till her death. During a blizzard in 1977, the couple moved back to Missouri, where she continued her career as an Corporate Executive Secretary.

In 1979 the couple moved to Lewisville, TX. In Lewisville Margaret worked as a Corporate Sectary at Texas Instruments, J.C. Penny, and Munson Reality, which she retired from.

In 1998 Jimmie and Margaret moved to Denison, TX. She was an active member of Victory Life Church and a secretary there till 2008.

Margaret made her and Jimmie's home a loving home for 46 years. "GraMicki" as the grandchildren loving called her will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

"GraMicki" is survived by her spouse love of her life, Jimmie Pelkey; daughters Denise Bradford;Amy Grimes; and Sherri Watterson; brothers Glenn Longworth (Judy) and Mike Longworth (Lisa); grandchilden Darren McClanahan (Melissa), Joe McClanahan (Meredith), Justin Donnenwerth, Tyler Donnenwerth (Amelia), Jarred Donnenwerth (Kierian), Caleb Donnenwerth (Bekah), Beka Sharp (Will), Hannah Donnenwerth, Wendi Scharpenburg, Cody Lambert and Thomas Watterson III.

"GraMicki" was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Patricia Bradford and Judith Husebo.

GraMicki leaves behind numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins to cherish her memory as she has went to be home with her heavenly Father. Amen

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Pelkey family.


  • Glenn Longworth, Father (deceased)
  • Juanita Longworth, Mother (deceased)
  • Jimmie Pelkey, Love of her life
  • Denise Bradford, Daughter
  • Amy Grimes, Daughter
  • Sherri Watterson, Daughter
  • Patricia Bradford, Sister (deceased)
  • Judith Husebo, Sister (deceased)
  • Glenn Longworth (Judy), Brother
  • Mike Longworth (Lisa), Brother
  • Darren McClanahan (Melissa), Grandchild
  • Joe McClanahan (Meredith), Grandchild
  • Justin Donnenwerth, Grandchild
  • Tyler Donnenwerth (Amelia), Grandchild
  • Jarred Donnenwerth (Kierian), Grandchild
  • Caleb Donnenwerth (Bekah), Grandchild
  • Beka Sharp (Will), Grandchild
  • Hannah Donnenwerth, Grandchild
  • Wendi Scharpenburg, Grandchild
  • Cody Lambert, Grandchild
  • Thomas Watterson III, Grandchild
  • GraMicki leaves behind numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins to cherish her memory as she has went to be home with her heavenly Father. Amen


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Margaret "GraMicki" Juanita Pelkey

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Jimmie Pelkey

February 9, 2021

I want to thank you for taking care of my Wife Micki Margaret Pelkey, and the kindness and Friendship you and Her shared. And for all that you did to including your wonderful Daughter for all she did as well. My sincere Thankfulness I am expressing to you and your Daughter and Bratcher for the wonderful service you have provided for Micki and me! I am so very thankful and one day will be pleased to let you handle me in the same care you gave to Micki my Loving Wife. I Thank you from with in all of my Heart.
Jimmie Pelkey
Denison, Texas

Justin Donnenwerth

February 6, 2021

I'll always remember the Christmas, years ago, when aunt Mickey and uncle Jimmy got me my first set of corn on the cob skewers... man do I love corn on the cob drowned in butter- It was a sweet gift for some sweet corn from some sweet relatives ;) I still have them to this day, always think of ya every time I eat corn on the cob, and will always remember you fondly! Miss ya <3

Jimmie Pelkey

February 6, 2021

My Loving Wife of 46 Years, My Soul mate. She will be forever in my Heart. I love Her With all of my Heart Soul and being! My Loving Wife! Micki Face! Amen.
Her Loving Husband Jimmie.