Mary Margaret Booth

Born in Madison Parish, LA on October 30, 1919

Departed on January 15, 2015 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Margaret Folk Booth
Margaret Folk Booth

Passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Woodcrest Nursing Home. She was born at Islington Plantation, Roundaway Bayou, Tallulah, LA, on October 30, 1919. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1940, one of fifty female students at the time. She married Glenn H. Booth, Sr., in 1941, who predeceased her. She was the glue that held the family together during a lifetime of moves throughout the Southeast with each Southern Bell Telephone Company promotion.
Wherever the family moved, Margaret was active in the PTAs, garden clubs, and Women of the Church at the Presbyterian Churches she attended faithfully. She was also a member of AOPi Sorority, the Rachael Stockley Donelson Chapter of DAR, and the Huguenot Society.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband and two brothers. She is survived by her two sons, Glenn H. Booth, Jr. (Marylee), Nashville, TN, Robert Folk Booth (Elizabeth), Snellville, GA, daughter Margaret Roberta Leeper, Grayson, GA, and brother Jack H. Folk (Grace), Tallulah, LA.
Also survived by grandchildren, Mary Campbell Dwight (Griz), Washington, DC, Jamie Robert Booth (Molly), Grayson, GA, Virginia Margaret Cramer (Ryan), Harrisonburg, VA, and Theron Earl Leeper, III, Grayson, GA, Cecilia Stinnett (David), Knoxville, TN, Lynne Jones (Mike), also Knoxville. She is also survived by great grandchildren Campbell Cate Dwight and Cooper Ridder Dwight, Washington DC, Samuel Glenn Cramer, Harrisonburg, VA, Simon Eric Booth, Grayson, GA, and Madeline Stinnett, Knoxville, TN.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 4815 Franklin Road, Nashville, TN 37220. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 10:30 a.m., in Stanford Chapel at First Presbyterian Church.

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