April 7, 1937 - August 3, 2016
Friday, August 5, 2016 12:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Visitation Friday, August 5, 2016 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Fu
Margaret Ann (McKenzie) Glassburn, 79, of Mechanicsburg, went home to be with her Lord and Jesus Christ, Wednesday, August 3, 2016 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
She was born April 7, 1937 in Mechanicsburg, the daughter of the late Eskel and Pina (Castle) McKenzie.
Margaret was a graduate of Fredericks Beauty Academy and worked as a beautician. She worked in Urbana beauty shops for 10 years, owned Marges Hairstyling for 10 years and worked with Cindy Lawson for 15 years. Margaret enjoyed giving her friends and family perms and haircuts. She liked cooking, baking, crocheting, doing crosswords and making breads, jellies, & jams. Margaret loved the Lord and doing the Lords will of forgiving and loving.
She is survived by her daughters, Virginia Lynn (Gary) Distelhorst of Marysville, Judith Marie Lanier, and Kathy Gay (Steve) Ferguson of Mechanicsburg; her sons, Anthony Earl (Lisa) Glassburn of Fairborn, Jerry Allen (Cathy) Glassburn of Urbana and Edward Arthur Glassburn of Mechanicsburg; her 18 grandchildren, Abbey, Katie, Michael, and McKenzie Ann Glassburn, Shanna and Shane Glassburn and Michelle, James and Brian Cantrell and Lori Ann Heitzenrater, Tommy Gardner, Jenny Jo Hodge, Jackie Washburn, Steven, Stephanie, Clifton & Cheyenne Ferguson, and Josh Glassburn; and her 31 great grandchildren.
Margaret is preceded in death by her parents; her former husband and good friend, Earl Glassburn; her great granddaughter, Courtney Cantrell; her daughter-in-law, Lori Ann Glassburn and her brothers, Estel Lee, James E. Everett, Richard, & Robert McKenzie.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, August 5, 2016 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Pastor Jimmy Mayo officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. The family will receive friends from 10-12 prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Mercy Hospice, 100 W. McCreight Ave., Suite 400, Springfield, Ohio 45504.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
I’m so sorry for your loss. I worked with Marge years ago at Russell’s Beauty salon in Urbana and she was so nice to work with. Always a smile and a kind word. I was fresh out of school and she showed me so much and had a LOT of patience with me!
Cathy and Jerry, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom. You and all her family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Deb Preece
Our thoughts are with all of you. Hoping that cherished memories of your Mom help you make it thru this difficult time. Sincerely, Roy and Jenny