Margaret Jefferson, 90

Margaret Christine Jefferson, 90, of Maumee, Ohio, formerly of Wabash, died at 1:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 at Elizabeth Scott Community in Maumee.

She was born October 4, 1926, in Marion to Harrison C. and Martha E. (Casey) Wallace.

Margaret married Richard A. Jefferson, in Marion, on Aug. 30, 1947. He died Sept. 2, 2013.

She worked at Wagner Corporation in Wabash for 27 years, retiring in 1988. Margaret was a member of Rossford First Baptist Church in Ohio and Northside Wesleyan Church in Wabash. She was a longtime volunteer at CHEER of Wabash

Margaret enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, cooking, and helping people. 

She is survived by her daughter Gwendolyn S. (Marvin) Davis, two grandsons Waymon W. Farmer and Weylin W. Farmer, five great-grandchildren Ajia Farmer, Tyra Farmer, Anthony Laipley, Alexia Laipley, and Brooklyn Farmer, all of Toledo, Ohio. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Rev. F. Alexander Sheares officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Friends may call 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Margaret may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Oct 25