Margaret Decker

Obituary of Margaret Decker

Nora Margaret Decker, 93, passed away on Saturday, Feb 5, 2022, at The Arbors at Lakewood in Springfield, MO. She was born June 11, 1928, in Licking, MO, to Lloyd and Vera Howell West. Margaret married the love of her life, Edward Decker, on Nov 7, 1950, in Mountain Home, AR. They were married for 56 years until Ed passed away on Sep 30, 2007. Margaret spent many years as the secretary and bookkeeper for the Superintendent of Licking Schools. Later she became secretary for the elementary school principal. She enjoyed spending time on the farm, working in her garden, serving her church, reading, and making sweet treats for friends and family. She is survived by her two daughters, Ellen (Brian) Mallady of Linden, TX and Karen Decker of Springfield, MO; two grandchildren; Naval Flight Officer, Lt. Ryan (Kaeleigh) Mallady of Camarillo, CA, Adam Mallady of Little Elm, TX; three great grandchildren; Henley, Easton, and Hannah Mallady; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd West and Vera Howell West, and her brother Earl Wayne. Memorial contributions in Margaret’s name may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or Texas County Library-Licking Branch, 126 S. Main St., Licking, MO 65542.
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Wednesday
9
February

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Licking United Methodist Church
208 South Main St.
Licking, Missouri, United States
Wednesday
9
February

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Licking United Methodist Church
208 South Main St.
Licking, Missouri, United States
Wednesday
9
February

Committal Service

12:00 pm
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Licking Cemetery
Main St & Hwy 63
Licking, Missouri, United States
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