Obituary - Margaret L. Kiser

Margaret L. Kiser
Margaret L Kiser, of Waynesville, Mo., passed away in her home on August 27, 2019. She was born August 31, 1934, to John Paul and Jessie Doris (Holmes) Hancock at Roubidoux, Mo., in the Upton Township. 
Margie graduated from Houston High School in 1952 and married Melvin L. Kiser on June 1, 1952. They were married twenty-four years. From that union four children were born: Steve, Marsha, Mike, and Calvin. They lived in Success for several years. Margie worked at Ft. Leonard Wood from 1968 until 1995 as a Post Exchange supervisor. Her passion was embroidery and making quilts. She helped with the care of her parents after her retirement, and then lived again at the old home place at Roubidoux.     
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin L. Kiser; her parents; two brothers, Donald and Jerry Hancock, and one son, Calvin L. Kiser. 
Margie is survived by three children, Steve A. Kiser of Dayton, Tenn., Marsha Kiser of Ecuador, and Michael Kiser of Waynesville; three brothers, Ervin and wife, LaNelle Shelby Hancock of Peck, Kan., Ralph and wife, Claudia Hancock of Beaverton, Ore., and Kenneth Hancock of Frederick, Colo.; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

Services were held Friday, August 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Evans Funeral Home with George Peterson and Greg Mynear officiating. Burial was in Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers were: Jason Kiser, Matt Kiser, Caleb Christiansen, Eric Christiansen, Kenny Lambeth and Calvin Penland. Honorary pallbearers were: PJ Kiser and Dean Harrison.



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