Mrs. Margaret A. House-Himes, age 98, of Mena passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at The Green House Cottages of Homewood. She was born January 21, 1923 in Edgewood, Pennsylvania to the late Clyde F. House and Minnie (Hamilton) House.
Margaret was a homemaker and loved her family. She was united in marriage to Daryl Ray Himes who passed away on June 21, 1991, at the age of 70. After his passing, Margaret and her sister Ruth traveled the world together on cruise ships. Upon returning, Margaret would share stories of all the people she had met. She was a people person and was looking forward to having a tea party at her son and daughter-in-law’s home with her good friends, Lori and Cheryl. Most recently, she enjoyed reading stories for children which were recorded and uploaded to Facebook. Margaret had a strong faith and trust in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
She is survived by her sons, Ron Himes and wife Karen of Mena, and Daryl Lynn Himes and wife Debbie of Redding, CA; grandchildren, Jesse Himes and wife Dianna, Nicole Knight and husband Ron, Ben Himes, Brian Himes, and Jamie Himes and wife Monica; fifteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ginny Reaby of Pennsylvania; special niece, Joyce; lifelong friend, Candias Chalker; and many other nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
Margaret is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her siblings, Elizabeth, Vera, Curtis, Howard, Dorothy, Ruth, and Sonny.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Beasley Wood Funeral Home. No services are scheduled at this time.
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