SALEM - Margie Marie Taylor, 85, of 500 East 4th Street, Salem died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22 at Salem Community Hospital.
She was born on Dec. 14, 1923 in Purcell, Okla., the daughter of the late William and Mary (Cypert) Freeland.
Margie retired in 1982, with 20 years of service with the Schwartz's of Salem, where she was a sales associate.
She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Saxon Ladies Branch 19, Salem Senior Citizens and the Red Hat Society. She served as president of the Smith Center for 2 years, and also held office for secretary and vice-president.
Her husband Clyde C. Taylor, preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1971; they were married 26 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy A. (John) Ebersbach of Salem; sons, Mark C. (Melanie) Taylor of Salem and Carl L. (Sharon) Taylor of Fairborn, Ohio; grandchildren, Stacy Lafever, Stephanie McCarty, Lisa Kuntz, Julie Julian, and Jill Ebersbach; great-grandchildren, Sara Walpert, Austin Kuntz, Connor Julian, Parker Julian, Tyler McCarty, and Taylor Gamble.
Margie was also preceded in death by a sister, Francis Lorraine Callahan; and two brothers, Carl Grover Freeland and Leon Cypert Freeland.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church with Pastor John Gruneich officiating. Interment will be at the Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.
Memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes Salem Chapter, 1995 E. State St. Salem OH 44460.
Arrangements were made by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.