OBITUARY

Margaret Tarver Houghton

May 31, 1948May 31, 2018
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Margaret Tarver Houghton, age 70, of Lagrange, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Margaret was born May 31, 1948 in Roanoke, Alabama. Daughter of the late Lee Hamley Tarver and Essie Pearl Aldridge Tarver. Margaret retired from Freuderberg NOK after many years of service. Margaret is survived by; son Cliff Flournoy; and daughter Margaret Benefield; sisters; Minnie Howard, Genette Ogletree, Mildred Mathis, Frances Green, Annarene Nelson and brothers; John Tarver and Grover Tarver; grandchildren; Steven Flournoy, Bryson Benefield, and McKenzie Benefield; great-grandchildren, Tenley Benefield, Graydon Benefield and Aubrey-Claire Flournoy. A gathering of family and friends for Margaret will be held Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST) at Bethany Lime Congregational Christian Church, Roanoke, Alabama. A celebration of life service will be Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM (EST), Roanoke, Alabama. A burial will follow at Bethany Lime Cemetery, 1618 County Road 20, Roanoke, Alabama 36274-3634. Serving as pallbearers are Jason Stone, Jamie Segrest, Kyle Elkins, John Tarver, Jr., Tony Tarver, Nick Lisle and Keith Smith.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com. Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240, (706) 884-8636.

  • FAMILY

  • Cliff Flournoy, Son
  • Margaret Benefield, Daughter
  • Steven Flournoy, Grandchild
  • Bryse Benefield, Grandchild
  • McKenzie Benefield, Grandchild
  • Minnie Howard, Sister
  • Genette Ogletree, Sister
  • John Tarver, Brother
  • Mildred Mathis, Sister
  • Grover Tarver, Brother
  • Frances Green, Sister
  • Anna Rene Nelson, Sister
  • Mrs. Houghton leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jason Stone
  • Jamie Segrest
  • Kyle Elkins
  • John Tarver, Jr.
  • Tony Tarver
  • Nick Lisle
  • Keith Smith

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Sunday, June 3, 2018
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Peggy Bolling

June 1, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Margaret from years ago when I became friends with the Freeman family. May God give you peace at this time.

Peggy Franklin Bolling

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Biography

Margaret Tarver Houghton, age 70, of Lagrange, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Margaret was born May 31, 1948 in Roanoke, Alabama. Daughter of the late Lee Hamley Tarver and Essie Pearl Aldridge Tarver. Margaret retired from Freuderberg NOK after many years of service.

Margaret is survived by; son Cliff Flournoy; and daughter Margaret Benefield; sisters; Minnie Howard, Genette Ogletree, Mildred Mathis, Frances Green, Annarene Nelson and brothers; John Tarver and Grover Tarver; grandchildren; Steven Flournoy, Bryson Benefield, and McKenzie Benefield; great-grandchildren, Tenley Benefield, Graydon Benefield and Aubrey-Claire Flournoy.

A gathering of family and friends for Margaret will be held Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST) at Bethany Lime Congregational Christian Church, Roanoke, Alabama. A celebration of life service will be Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 4:00 PM (EST), Roanoke, Alabama. A burial will follow at Bethany Lime Cemetery, 1618 County Road 20, Roanoke, Alabama 36274-3634.

Serving as pallbearers are Jason Stone, Jamie Segrest, Kyle Elkins, John Tarver, Jr., Tony Tarver, Nick Lisle and Keith Smith.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240, (706) 884