Margaret M. (Murdock) Richards, 86, of Linton, passed away Saturday evening, May 5, 2012 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton.
She was born in Linton on Nov. 25, 1925, to Andrew Murdock and Margaret Rosetta (Jarman). On June 14, 1947, she married George A. "Pest" Richards.
Margaret worked for the Linton-Stockton Elementary cafeteria for 12 years until she retired in 1968. She was a member of the American Legion Post No. 22 Ladies Auxiliary as well as the Loyal Order of the Moose 1434. She also served as president of the Euchre Club.
Survivors include two sons: Richard (Karen) Richards and John (Marsha) Richards, both of Linton; one sister: Barbara Ellen (John) Sheffler, of Sullivan; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister and three brothers.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9 at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with the Rev. Dick Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel of Linton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .