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Margaret Propes

FARMINGTON-Margaret Marie Propes of Farmington passed away on February 26, 2005, at Parkland Health Center, at the age of 80 years. She was born on August 8, 1924, in Albion, IL, the daughter of the late Joel Carban and Dora Elizabeth (Lindsey) Balding. She was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Ray Callahan, one daughter, Sherry Kay Loness, two brothers, and five sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Omer Lee Propes, ten grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. Numerous nieces, nephews, other friends and relatives also survive.

She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Farmington.

Friends may call at the Cozean Memorial Chapel after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2005. A funeral service will be held at the Cozean Chapel on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Vernon Long officiating. Burial will follow at the Parkview Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Farmington Children’s Home. Complete obituary is online at:

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