Margery Marie (Nash) Mayhew, 92, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, quietly in her home just as she prayed and wished.
Marge was born in Springdale on Oct. 13, 1921, to Mark and Ruth Nash and lived her entire life close to her birthplace. She married the love of her life, Roy Milton Mayhew on July 31, 1946, in St. Louis, Mo., after many months corresponding through letters. Her children included: Rick (Theresa) Mayhew of Solon, Mike (Lynn) Mayhew of Tomah, Wis. and Ruth (Jim) Farmer of West Branch. She loved each of her grandchildren (and their families) as they grew and matured these past years.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents: Mark and Ruth Worrall Nash, husband Roy Milton Mayhew, and her brother Mark Nash, Jr.
Marge and Roy were married 56 years and had many wonderful memories. Marge worked at the Tipton Schools from 1941 to 1947 as secretary to the superintendant, took many years off to raise her family then went back to work at the West Branch Schools from 1973 to 2000 as the high school secretary. She a member of the Springdale United Methodist Church.
A celebration of life was held on April 15 at Springdale United Methodist Church. Burial was at Pee Dee Cemetery. A memorial fund is being established.