Margaret Ogden, 80, of Gideon died Friday, December 23, 2011, at Gideon Care Center in Gideon.
She was a housewife.
Born in Malden on October 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Emery Lonzo Launius and Elvia Tiny (Williams) Launius. In 1957 in Hernando, Miss., she was united in marriage to Luther William Ogden, who preceded her in death on June 6, 2003.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include three sons, Earnest Vandiver of Quinlan, Texas, Gerald Vandiver of Cape Girardeau and Luther Ogden, Jr., of Gideon; two daughters, Patsy Ogden and Nina Ogden, both of Malden; she raised Steven Ray Craig of Doniphan and Berlinda Kay Correll of Quartzsite, Ariz.; also surviving are eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation was held Monday, December 26, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Gideon. Funeral services followed immediately in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Cleo Payne officiating. Burial was in Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Gideon was in charge of arrangements.