Margaret Conner Eads – Former Winslow Resident
March 18, 2006
WINSLOW, IN — Margaret Conner Eads, 90, of Columbus, Ind., died at 3:06 p.m. March 18, 2006, at Four Seasons Health Care Center. Born December 5, 1915, in Spurgeon, Ind., she was the daughter of Thomas and Ida Green Conner. She married Wallace Eads on June 16, 1934. They were married 71 years.
Mrs. Eads was a 1933 graduate of Spurgeon High School. During World War II, she worked as a riveter on airplanes in Evansville, Ind. She was a retail employee of Snyder’s Department Store in Winslow, Ind., for 25 years. She was a member of the Winslow United Methodist Church in Winslow, Ind., and the Winslow Chapter Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Eads was a Past Worthy Matron of the Winslow Chapter Rainbow Girls and was a Sunday School teacher, a 4-H leader and a Boy Scouts leader. She also served on the Pike County Library Board in Petersburg, Ind. Her hobbies included playing bridge, euchre and bingo and working puzzles.
Mrs. Eads was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Eads, on August 25, 2005; and her nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a daughter, Lynette (Jim) Farless of Columbus; a son, John (Marsha) Eads of Jackson, Mich.; grandchildren, Andrea (Jason) Best and Michael Farless of Columbus, Nathan (Traci) Eads of Rives Junction, Mich., Adrianne (Matt) Hunter of Lansing, Mich., and Janelle Eads of Jackson, Mich.; and three great-grandchildren, Rachel and Christopher Eads of Rives Junction, Mich., and William Hunter of Lansing, Mich.
The funeral was conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at the Four Seasons Retirement Center Chapel, with the Rev. Norie Erickson officiating. Calling hours was from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at Four Seasons Retirement Center Chapel.
A graveside service was conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Winslow, Ind., with the Rev. Larry Platt officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201. Friends may leave a tribute to the family of Mrs. Eads at www.mem.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Myers-Reed Dignity Memorial Chapel in Columbus, Ind.