Margaret was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Silas; her children, Brenda (and Thomas) Garner, of Somerset, Wanda McGowan, also of Somerset, Janie Burton, Audie (and Jackie) Sweet, and Danny Sweet, all of Nancy; her sisters, Nancy Wooton, of Bronston, and Loretta Bray, of Brodhead; nine grandchildren, Lella Still, Jennifer Wilson, Lemuel Hayes Burton IV, Audrey Sweet, Dylan Burton, Elizabeth Garner, Danielle Keith, Melissa Sweet, and Arlo McGowan; eight great-grandchildren, Andrew Sweet, Destiny Sweet, Leland Still, Kayla Taylor, Lemuel Hayes Burton V, Nathan Hart, Shaylynn Keith and Deara Keith; and special friends, George Emerson and Kathern Lynelle Wood.
Preceding Margaret in death are her parents; her brother, Carl Eldridge; sisters, Dorothy Blair, Wanda Helen “Rosalie” Morgan, Pauline Mott, and Juanita Eldridge Abbot; and a son-in-law, Lemuel Hayes “Butch” Burton III.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 14, 2015, after 12 noon, at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Her funeral service will follow the visitation at 2:00pm, with Bro. Travis Strunk officiating. Interment will be in the Sweet Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Sweet Cemetery Fund.