Margaret E. Newbold

Born: Wed., May 28, 1919
Died: Mon., Nov. 12, 2012

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Margaret E. Newbold, 93, Oblong, Illinois passed away at 5:45 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2012, at the Long Term Care Unit of Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Illinois.

Born in Oblong, Illinois on May 28, 1919, she was the daughter of Kenneth W. Kline and Clara (Mortimer) Kline. Margaret was a graduate of Oblong High School ~ Class of 1936. She was a farm wife until her husband died in 1963; she was employed with Burton's Drug Store; Crawford County Mutual Insurance Company; Oblong Children's Christian Home and occasional private sitter service. She was baptized and became an active member in 1934 of the First Christian Church, Oblong where she was active all her life and served as a Sunday School teacher for many years. She attended K. J. U. (Kum Join Us) Sunday School Class & Circle, Luv Lessons, Priscilla Circle and Miracles of Faith Sunday School Class. Margaret enjoyed sewing, baking, crafts and reading. Margaret treasured many friends, neighbors & relatives who were loving, kind and supportive beyond expectations. She expressed love & thankfulness for her children and extended family and felt abundantly blessed by them.

On September 22, 1940, Margaret married Paul Newbold, who preceded her in death on August 26, 1963. Also preceding her in death were her parents; infant sister, Mary Elizabeth; brother and sister-in-law, Leslie & Jean Kline; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy & Randall Nidey; son-in-law, Lowell Fielder; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; nephews, Harlan Newbold, Richard Newbold and Howard Newbold.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Ray & Linda Newbold, Ruston, LA and Joe & Inez Newbold, Lawrenceville, IL; two daughters and son-in-law, Erma Fielder, Oblong, IL and Judy & Tony Cork, Robinson, IL; nine grandchildren, Teresa K. Fielder, Alan & Jennifer Fielder, Brian & Linda Fielder, Tom Newbold, Sarah Hampton, Chris Cork, Patrick & Holly Cork, J. T. Newbold and Jessica & Quinn Gray; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Lois & Donald Davis, Oblong, IL and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2012 at the First Christian Church, Oblong, Illinois with Chaplain Sally Legg and Bro. Dee Wolfe officiating. Burial will be in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, Illinois. Visitation is from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church, Oblong and Friday 9:00 a.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana or the Oblong Children's Christian Home with envelopes at the First Christian Church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, Illinois 62449.

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