Margaret L. Forshey, 59, of Parsons died at 12:25 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at Labette Health. She had been in failing health.
She was born on Dec. 17, 1950, at Lawrence to Howard and Juanita (Divine) Forshey. She grew up at Parsons and attended Parsons schools.
She resided in several states until she moved back to Parsons in 1984. She worked as a convenience store clerk. She enjoyed playing bingo, fishing and visiting with family and friends.
Survivors include her companion, David Hammack of the home; four stepsisters, Diane Barby, Linda Davis, Tina Robinson and Doris Kellogg; three aunts, Lilian Root, Jean Howard and Leda Mae Chavez; an uncle, Nick Divine and his wife, Pat; two nephews, George and Michael Blackburn; and numerous cousins, including Eddie Jackson. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Jack Forshey; and a sister, Cheryl Blackburn.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home at their convenience.
Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association and these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 112 N. 26th St., P.O. Box 942, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.