Margaret McCormick, 83, of Alma passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at a local hospital. She was born Dec. 23, 1933, in Crawford County to the late Bill and Hazel Cristee Plum of Alma. She was a licensed beautician, homemaker, avid member of Brammer’s Ole Barn Square Dancers, member of Highway 71 Freewill Baptist Church and a member of the Fine Springs Lodge Order of the Eastern Star, all of Alma. She was preceded in death by the father of her children; a son, Mark; a daughter-in-law and a great-grandson.

She is survived by a daughter, Vickie Taylor and husband Ernie of Alma; two sons, John McCormick and Tracy McCormick and wife Patty, all of Alma; a sister, Dorothy Davis and husband Bruce of San Antonio; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. Interment of ashes will be at Newberry Cemetery at a later date.

The family will visit with friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Alma Health and Rehab, to Dr. Frisbee, Dr. Lankford, Dr. Parris and Dr. Fred Petiote and all the nurses and techs on 4SE at Sparks.

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