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 Margaret J. <I>Edwards</I> Waddell

Margaret J. Edwards Waddell

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Death 19 Jul 2001 (aged 82)
Burial Niantic, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6620663 · View Source
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Margaret J. Waddell, 82, of Niantic died 3:28 p.m. Thursday (July 19, 2001) in St. Mary's Hospital.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Niantic Christian Church. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Homes. Burial will be in Long Point Cemetery, Niantic. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Niantic Christian Church or St. John's Hospice.

Mrs. Waddell was born July 22, 1918, in Rock Island, the daughter of Garold and Cora Graves Edwards. She was a member of Niantic Christian Church and the church's Laura Hall Guild. She used her music talent for many years as the pianist for the Sunday school at Niantic Christian Church. In 1940, she graduated from Eureka College with a degree in home economics. Mr. and Mrs. Waddell owned and operated Boone & Waddell Lumber Co. for 47 years before retiring. She married James K. Waddell May 5, 1941, in Rock Island.

Surviving are her husband of 60 years; sons, Jim M. Waddell and wife Sue of Niantic; Bill Waddell and fiancee Kim Hunt of McFarland, Wis.; Dick Waddell and wife Amy of Whitestown, Ind.; grandchildren, Kim Cornwell and husband Blain, Michael Waddell, Terah Waddell, Brian Waddell and Brett Waddell; great-grandchildren, Kellie and Brock Cornwell; brother, Dr. Richard Edwards and wife Iris of Rock Island.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Robert Edwards.

The Waddell family wishes to acknowledge the intensive care department at Decatur Memorial Hospital, extended care staff at St. Mary's Hospital and St. John's Hospice staff for their care and compassion.


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  • Created by: Marilyn Eldridge
  • Added: 19 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6620663
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret J. Edwards Waddell (22 Jul 1918–19 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6620663, citing Long Point Cemetery, Niantic, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Eldridge (contributor 46570674) .