Margery Ethel Stauffer, 94 of Virden, formerly of Girard, IL passed away Monday morning, October 2, 2017, at Virden Sunrise Manor in Virden, IL.
Margery was born November 4, 1922, in Stone Stafford Shire, England , a daughter of Thomas and Mary Helen (Harvey) Sockett.
Margery was admitted into the United States in New York on November 27, 1946.
She married Karl Stauffer on December 10, 1946 and he passed away April 13, 1988. Margery became a United States citizen on May 19, 1958 in Springfield, IL.
Margery was a homemaker and had been employed at Dickey-john in the wire department for several years. She enjoyed reading, puzzles and loved to knit.
Margery attended the Girard United Methodist Church.
Margery was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and a sister.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 10:00 am to11:00 am and funeral services will be conducted at
11:00 am, Thursday,October 5, 2017 at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard.
Burial will follow in Girard Cemetery, Girard.
Margery is survived by her nephew, Gary (Barb) Stauffer of Virden, IL, niece, Nancy (Gary) Hogan of Girard, IL, and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Girard Food Pantry or Girard Fire and Rescue Squad.
Please visit www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory.
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is in charge of arrangements.