Margaret Alice Branson

  • Born: June 11, 1923
  • Died: September 30, 2019
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Margaret A. Branson, 96 died Monday September 30, 2019 at Citadel of Sterling.
She was born on June 11, 1923 in Salem, IL the daughter of William Harrison and Alta Odetta (Burton) Lenington. She married Oscar B. Branson on November 20, 1942 in St. Louis, MO. He died June 4, 1992. Margaret was a past member of the Tampico Baptist Church and passed the time reading her bible and working puzzles.
Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth "Libby" Branson of Rock Falls; her sons: Dallas (Connie) Branson of Rock Falls and George (Klara) Branson of Deer Grove; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, James Branson; her grandson Brock Branson; her great grand daughter Madison Fitzgerald; her three sisters and three brothers.
Visitation will be Thursday October 3, 2019 from 10 – 11 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 11 AM with the Reverend Karl Kaiser officiating. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.
Memorials in her name to Tampico Baptist Church.