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Margery E. Read

March 29, 1924 November 17, 2019
Margery  E. Read
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Obituary for Margery E. Read

Margery E. Read, 95, of Henry, passed away Sunday November 17, 2019, 9:19 pm at Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.
Visitation will be Friday November 22, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home, 416 Edward St. Henry. Funeral services will be Saturday 10:30 am at the First Christian Church, Henry. The Rev. Larry Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Putnam Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Henry, The American Cancer Society or to the charity of the donors’ choice.
Margery was born March 29, 1924 in Princeton, IL to Malcom and Ellen (Anderson) Tragorgh. She was united in marriage to Charles W. Read on November 23, 1947 in Princeton, IL. He precede her in death on May 20, 1991.
Surviving are her children Charles O. (Beverly) Read, of Princeton, Mark S. (Gabriele) Read, of Putnam and Lori (LeRoy) Briner, of Henry, nine grandchildren, Stephen, Kristin, Catherine, Melissa, Chip, Michael, Allison, Jenny and Erica and nine great grandchildren, that she dearly loved.
Her parents, a baby daughter, Beverly and a sister, Lois Richards, preceded her in death.
Margery graduated from Bureau Township High School and Browns Business College in Peoria. She worked in the War Department in Peoria and then for the Trimble Law Office in Princeton. Charles and Margery loved to travel the world and spend many winters in Yuma, Arizona. Marge was member of the Home Extension, a 4-H Leader, Marshall-Putnam County Homemakers and Quilt Guild. Margery enjoyed reading, quilting, knitting, crocheting, and sewing with her granddaughters. She was a member of the First Christian Church, in Henry where she served on the church board and various committees and taught Sunday school for several years.

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4:00 PM 11/22/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/22/2019 7:00:00 PM
Calvert & Johnson Memorial Homes - Henry Chapel on Edward

416 Edward Street
Henry, IL 61537

Calvert & Johnson Memorial Homes - Henry Chapel on Edward
416 Edward Street Henry 61537 IL
United States





10:30 AM 11/23/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 11/23/2019 11:30:00 AM
First Christian Church

407 Market St.
Henry, IL 61537

First Christian Church
407 Market St. Henry 61537 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Putnam Cemetery Final Resting Place

Putnam , IL 615

Putnam Putnam 615 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Christian Church

407 Market St.
Henry, IL 61537

American Cancer Society

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