OBIT-Margaret Maiden

Margaret Maiden, 80 years old , passed away January 7, 2022 in her Alpharetta GA home surrounded by loved ones.

She will be remembered for her strength, charm, her sassy personality and unmeasurable beauty.

She was the most precious mother to all her children and loved them unconditionally.

They will cherish so many memories but the way she would always say “I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck” or her singing You Are My Sunshine before bed will be memories that will be missed the most.

Margaret treasured her role as nana. Her love will continue to live on in each of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and the rest of her family and friends.

She was a long time resident of Middlesboro KY. and moved to Alpharetta GA in 2013. Born in Frakes Ky to James “Jim” Murray and Polly Lambdin Murray.

Margaret was preceded in her death by her parents, late husband James Vernon Maiden, Carroll Helton, brothers Cillis Murray, Dewey Murray, Edward Murray and Raymond Murray

Sisters Gladys Forth, Deanna Hutchins, Jessie Willis, Ruthie Murray, Clarice Tipton and Beatrice Partin.

Left to mourn her passing are her children, Penny Cantrell (Larry) Greg Maiden, Sherry Knuckles (Curtis) Christie Helton Alagarraj (Vijay).

Grandchildren: Marissa Cantrell, Nick Cantrell, Kaitlin Maiden (Nick), Anthony Maiden (Lauren), Cameron Rancher (Kayla) and Amara Alagarraj.

Great- Grandchildren: Margot Willis, Asher Maiden and Daisy Maiden.

Her sweet sister June Murray Hatfield, a host of nieces and nephews and two very special friends who helped care for her and loved her : Pam Frady and Lorene Pettaway.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Herman Denny, Jr. and Mr. Curt Knuckles presiding..  Music will be provided by the Denny Family.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the Green Hills Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers will be, Son in Law Curtis Knuckles, son in Law Vijay Alagarraj, grandsons, Cameron Rancher, Nick Cantrell, Anthony Maiden and Nick Willis.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, at the Cawood Funeral Home.

Cawood Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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