OBITUARY

Margaret Alice McFall

March 31, 1926April 30, 2019
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Margaret Alice McFall passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Edmond, OK, at the age of 93.

Margaret was born in Hollis, OK on March 31, 1926, to AD and Jewel May Ables. She grew up in Hollis with her mom and dad and two younger sisters, Betty and Ruth. After graduation from Hollis High School, Margaret enrolled at Southwestern College in Weatherford, OK. In 1946, she got re-acquainted with Kenneth McFall, a Hollis boy, when he returned to Hollis after his discharge from the Army. They were married on Christmas day 1946 and remained married for 69 years, until Kenneth died in 2015. They moved to Stillwater, OK to attend Oklahoma A&M where Margaret graduated in 1947 with a BS Degree in Elementary Education. Margaret and Kenneth relocated several times in the early years for better jobs, finally settling in Oklahoma City in 1953. Margaret stayed home with the boys and was involved in their activities like Scouting and baseball games and even hauling boys and lawn mowers to local grass cutting jobs.

Margaret was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She had many friends from the 25th & Geraldine and Mayfair congregations. Margaret & Kenneth’s church friends became life-long companions for lake trips, camping, parties and bridge. Those friendships extended to the kids of each family, creating a legacy that continues today with those same families. Margaret also liked to travel, play bridge, collect antiques and visit with friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Kenneth. Survivors include her sons: Tommy and partner Cindy, Tim and wife Linda, and Joe and wife Tracy; grandchildren: Shannon Bass and husband Adam, Nathan McFall and wife Caren, Angie McFall, Amy Prince and husband Seth, Wes McFall and wife Darby, Maeve McFall, Kellie Hefner and husband Robert, Erin Zehren and husband Jared; great-grandchildren: Graham, Maddox, Lily, Sophie, Jasper, Carter, Haddie, Beckham, Meira, Elora, Pierson, Easton, Juniper and Annabelle; sisters: Betty Brookman and Ruth Clayon and husband Carl.

The family would like to thank the wonderful Caregivers at Touchmark Retirement (Elm Court) and Physician’s Choice Hospice for the thoughtful care provided to Margaret. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Association; https://act.alz.org. or Mayfair Church of Christ; https://mayfairokc.com .

Public visitation will be held from 4:00pm-8:00pm, on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Baggerley Funeral Home (Edmond) with the family present from 5:00pm to 7:00pm to greet friends.

Graveside service and interment will be at 11:00am, Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Resurrection Cemetery (7801 NW Expressway, OKC).

Remembrance Services for Margaret will be at 2:00pm, Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Mayfair Church of Christ (2340 NW 50th St, OKC).

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Memorial Service Sunday, May 19, 2019

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May 2 Cor 1:3,4 be of some comfort to you and your family “The Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort who comfort us during our trials”.

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Biography

Margaret Alice McFall passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Edmond, OK, at the age of 93.

Margaret was born in Hollis, OK on March 31, 1926, to AD and Jewel May Ables. She grew up in Hollis with her mom and dad and two younger sisters, Betty and Ruth. After graduation from Hollis High School, Margaret enrolled at Southwestern College in Weatherford, OK. In 1946, she got re-acquainted with Kenneth McFall, a Hollis boy, when he returned to Hollis after his discharge from the Army. They were married on Christmas day 1946 and remained married for 69 years, until Kenneth died in 2015. They moved to Stillwater, OK to attend Oklahoma A&M where Margaret graduated in 1947 with a BS Degree in Elementary Education. Margaret and Kenneth relocated several times in the early years for better jobs, finally settling in Oklahoma City in 1953. Margaret stayed home with the boys and was involved in their activities like Scouting and baseball games and even hauling boys and lawn mowers to local grass cutting jobs.

Margaret was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She had many friends from the 25th & Geraldine and Mayfair congregations. Margaret & Kenneth’s church friends became life-long companions for lake trips, camping, parties and bridge. Those friendships extended to the kids of each family, creating a legacy that continues today with those same families. Margaret also liked to travel, play bridge, collect antiques and visit with friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Kenneth. Survivors include her sons: Tommy and partner Cindy, Tim and wife Linda, and Joe and wife Tracy; grandchildren: Shannon Bass and husband Adam, Nathan McFall and wife Caren, Angie McFall, Amy Prince and husband Seth, Wes McFall and wife Darby, Maeve McFall, Kellie Hefner and husband Robert, Erin Zehren and husband Jared; great-grandchildren: Graham, Maddox, Lily, Sophie, Jasper, Carter, Haddie, Beckham, Meira, Elora, Pierson, Easton, Juniper and Annabelle; sisters: Betty Brookman and Ruth Clayon and husband Carl.