Margery Donald


March 15, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Margery Donald, 94, died Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute. 
She was born Aug. 7, 1915, in Mildred, the daughter of George Clair and Anna Marie Smith Adams. She was graduated from Mildred High School in 1934. 
On June 21, 1937, she married Howard Raymond Donald at the church parsonage in Selma. He died Dec. 29, 2006. After living in Texas the first two and one half years of their marriage, they moved to Moran where they lived and raised their family. Later they also lived a few years near Cherokee and in Humboldt. After his death she moved to Chanute where she was a resident of Guest Home Estates II.
She was a Sunday school teacher in Moran and was involved with the Willing Workers 4-H Club, serving as a community and project leader. She liked reading, gardening, quilting and cooking. She was an avid sports fan, following the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas State University Wildcats.
She is survived by two sons, Dwight and his wife, Judy, Platte City, Mo., and Dale and his wife, Sherry, Knoxville, Tenn.; two daughters, Karen Hack, Pineville, Mo., and Dee Ann Parsons and her husband, Steve, Chanute; 10 grandchildren, Steven, Andrea, David, Dana, Amy, Laura, Justin, Jennifer, Ashley and Blake; and  20 great-grandchildren. 
A brother, Stanley W. Adams, and a great-grandson, Nicholas Parsons, died earlier.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Humboldt United Methodist Church with burial in Fairview Cemetery in Mildred. 
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel. 
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