Margaret May Pence

| May 15, 2018

Margaret May Pence, 87, of Brookville, (formerly of Fairmount City), went home to be with her Savior and Lord Monday morning, May 14, 2018, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.

Born August 20, 1930, in Truittsburg, she was a daughter of the late Otto Eugene and Orphie Arvilla (Bish) Keller. She married James Harrison Pence on July of 1949, and he preceded her in death on February 8, 1960.

Mrs. Pence worked for Rola Jensen. She was a member of the Fairmount City United Methodist Church. She was the last member of her immediate family.

She is survived by two sons, Ernie Harrison Pence and his wife Bonnie of Distant and Gordon Lee Pence and his wife Tanza of Fairmount City, six grandchildren, Michelle Clark (Dan Swanger), Christopher Pence (Jill), Shannon Hawkins (Josh), Evan Pence (Ashley), Cherie Schultz (Cody) and James Pence (Ashley), and ten great-grandchildren, Bradley Pence, Aly Pence, Aidan Hawkins, Alayna Hawkins, Eli Hawkins, Adelynn Pence, Bryella Pence, Westyn Pence, Caden Schultz, and Conner Schultz.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Lou Clark and six sisters, Ethel “Min” Irene Keller, Sarah “Rose” Arvilla Shaffer, Margie Mae Boozer, Jenny Ruth Keller, Illene Keller, and Effie Marcellia Clontz.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. The funeral service will follow on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Cindy Duffee officiating. Interment will be in the Salem Cemetery in Frogtown, Clarion County.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Margaret to the Fairmount City United Methodist Church, 234 Penn St., New Bethlehem, Pa. 16242.

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