May 17, 2006
Mrs. Margaret Troxler Booker, age 86 of 700 Lamms Road, died Wednesday (May 17, 2006) at Kingswood Nursing Center following a period of declining health.
The funeral service were held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday (May 20th) at Fairview Baptist Church near West End conducted by the Rev. Gene Booker and the Rev. Donnie Gillis. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Margaret was born April 3, 1920 to the late Henry and Carrie Bailey Troxler of Stokesdale, NC. She married George M. Booker of Madison, NC in 1941. The couple's first home was in Reidsville. In 1947 they bought a farm on Lamms Road near Carthage where they lived happily together until George's death in 1995. She was also preceded in death by: her brother Lonnie Troxler of Robbins; brothers-in-law Layton Barber of Greensboro and Arthur Barber of Carthage; sister-in-law Muriel Wallace Troxler and a niece Lori Beth Troxler both of Robbins.
Margaret was a charter member of Fairview Baptist Church and also was a nursery teacher for many years. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by: her daughter Cindy Priest and husband Huey Priest of Carthage; her sons Layton Booker and wife Rosalie Lee Comer Booker of Candor and Kenneth Booker and wife Gwen Baxter Booker of Raeford; four sisters Lillian Barber of Greensboro, Charity Barber of Carthage, Virginia Verschoore of Taylor Ridge, Ill (Paul) and Evelyn Thompson of Troy (Glenn); two brothers John Troxler of Carthage (Mae) and Harvey Troxler of Summerfield (Jane); six grandchildren Amy Bradley of Fayetteville (Wayne), Kerry Blackwelder of Mocksville (Chad), Jill McAllister of Georgia (Rhett),Kevin Booker of Whispering Pines (Tricia), Charles Booker of Candor and Joshua Priest of Carthage.
She also had an extended family Chuck and Wilma Oberdier of Ohio and their three children Cindy, Pam and Sherrie.
The family received friends Friday May 19 from 7 - 9 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fairview Baptist Church Building Fund, 1580 Carthage Road, West End, NC 27376.