Margie Sheridan

Published 10:23 pm Saturday, February 7, 2015

Margie Nell Thomas Sheridan, age 78 and a resident of Franklinton, died early Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Riverside Medical Center.

She was a longtime member of Lawrence Creek Missionary Baptist Church and had retired as a supervisor after a long career at Rutter Rex. She enjoyed sewing and traveling with her family, often to the mountains. Margie loved her family dearly and adored spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Elisa and J.T. Thomas of Thomas and Belinda and Glenn Blackwelder of Franklinton; three grandchildren and spouses, Cheyenne and John Sandifer, Ashlee Thomas and Jonathan Young and Brittany and Blake Dillon; five great-grandchildren, Bethany, Kaylee and Emily Sandifer and Brady and Bryce Dillon; brother and sister-in-law, Estus Thomas Jr. and Jackie Thomas; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dollie and Woodrow Hobgood, Pauline Goings, Virginia Broussard and Homer and Dean Sheridan. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who she loved and was a devoted aunt who was always there to participate in their achievements and share the joys of life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Charles Sheridan Jr.; her parents, Estus Thomas Sr. and Eva Jordan Thomas; an infant sister; infant granddaughter, Danielle Marie Thomas; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Howard C. Sheridan Sr. and Minnie Mae McNeese Sheridan.

Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Eld. Duane Ball and the Rev. Andrew Voss officiating. Burial will follow in the Acys Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Foundation at

The pallbearers are Blake Dillon, Jonathan Young, John Sandifer, Buren Sheridan, Donovan Hall and Terry Stewart. The honorary pallbearers are Steve Stewart, Densil Stewart, Bruce Thomas, Alvin Ingram, Hershel Creel and Jim McCain.

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