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Margaret Wethington, 84, formerly of Knifley, KY (1936-2020)

Margaret Josephine Phelps Williams Wethington, formerly of Knifley, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Gilmer, Texas. She was 84 years old.

The funeral service was held on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at the Barnes and Rice Funeral Home in Rockville, Indiana with burial in the Bethany Cemetery in Marshall, Indiana.

She was born March 11, 1936, in Bainbridge, Indiana, to the late Everett Otho and Olis Lucille (Morelan) Phelps, a 1954 graduate of Marshall High School, former County President of the Adair County Homemakers, a member of the Christian Church, retired from Purdue University and a former member of the Knifley Area Volunteer Fire Department.

She first married Donald Charles Williams and they had four girls, Teresa (Rick) Tober, Karen (Tony) Hewitt, Amanda (Todd) Shinall, Natalie (Tim) Hulbert. She then married Charles Eugene Wethington, who survives. She has four step-children, Leann (Jarrett) Day, William Eugene (Laura) Wethington, Stephanie (James) Blackburn, Traci (Tony) Zeller, 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

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This obituary information is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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Margaret Wethington, 84, formerly of Knifley, KY (1936-2020)

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