Margaret Mabel Reatherford
April 27, 1932- June 28, 2020
Margaret Mabel Reatherford, 88, of Owings passed away June 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. She was born April 27, 1932 in Huntingtown, MD to Clara Frances and George William Edward Scaggs. Margaret married Finley Reatherford on August 20, 1949 and they lived in many places during Finley’s time in the United States Army, but have called Lower Marlboro home for the last 43 years. Margaret was a longtime member of Mt. Harmony-Lower Marlboro United Methodist Church and would often volunteer for the church yard sales with her good friend Jan Heaton. Margaret enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, playing games with her family, and listening to country and gospel music.
Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 70 years Finley Reatherford of Lower Marlboro, children Deborah Biggers and husband Ed of Hollywood, MD, Donna Sams and husband Dave of Lusby, Sandra Goldwasser of Jacksonville, NC, Russell Reatherford and wife Cynthia of Yuma, AZ, Danny Ray Reatherford of Creedmoor, NC, and Sheila Stevens and husband Brian of Huntingtown. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, and a brother Donald Edward Scaggs and his wife Fazelle of Little River, SC. Margaret was preceded in death by her daughters Joann Reatherford, Katherine Jo Reatherford, Susan Diane Reatherford and Terri Marie Bohrer.
Services for Margaret will be live streamed on the Rausch Funeral Home Facebook page at 1:55 PM. The service will start at 2:00 PM.
Thursday, July 2, 2020