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Margaret O. Conwell, 97, Kokomo, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Northwoods Village. Margaret was born Aug. 9, 1920, in Clinton, Illinois, to the late Simeon and Jenny Allison (Taylor). Margaret married Herbert I. Conwell on March 31, 1938. He died March 5, 1997.
She retired in October 1980 from Delco Electronics after 28 years.
Her memberships included Joy Fellowship of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, the Del Ray Club, and she volunteered at Americana Health Care Center and the Howard Community Cheer Guild. She was also a member of the Local U.A.W. 292 Hobby Club and Retiree's, where she won ribbons for her doilies and afghans. She was also a great cook and enjoyed baking and candy making.
She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1931 and Huffers Beauty College in 1968.
She is survived by son, Jerry (Mary Lynn) Conwell, Galveston; two grandsons, Blaine (Marla) Conwell, Walton, and Scott (Barbie) Conwell, Galveston; five great-grandchildren, Kitty Lynn, Walton, Matthew, Cameron, Gracie Lynn, and Andrew Conwell, Galveston; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Brittany (Ryan) Ely, Logansport, and Sean McNulty, Texas; four stepgreat-great-grandchildren, Peyton, Rylee, Kyndra, and Dylan Ely.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Harold and Carl Allison; sisters, Hazel Stokes and Geneva Taylor; and a great-granddaughter, Stephanie.
Special thanks to Northwoods Village staff members Jennifer, Summer, and Kay for their excellent attention she received while there.
Memorial contributions may be made to St Luke's United Methodist Church, 700 Southway Blvd. E., Kokomo, IN 46902 or a charity of your choice.
Services will be at noon Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, with visitation one hour prior. The Rev. Riley Case will officiate. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery.
Share condolences at ellersmortuarywebster.com.
Published on October 9, 2017
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