Margaret June Stotts
- Born: 9 November 1916, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois 6717
- Marriage (1): Lowell Russell Holmes between 1935 and 1940
- Died: 16 February 1998, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois at age 81 6717
- Buried: 20 February 1998, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois at Pleasant View Cemetery 6717
The Peoria Journal Star
Wednesday, February 18, 1998
KEWANEE -- Margaret J. Ainley, 81, of Kewanee died at 6:41 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, 1998, at Kewanee Hospital.
Born Nov. 9, 1916, in Galesburg to Sheldon P. and Lena Skinner Stotts, she married Robert J. Ainley on May 28, 1949, in Galesburg. He survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Chuck (Cindy) Basham of Galesburg, Mrs. Ron (Janet) Morris of Neponset and Shirley Meier of Bettendorf, Iowa; four sons, Jim Holmes of East Peoria, John Holmes of Kewanee, Russell Holmes of Richmond, Va., and Bill Holmes of Suisun City, Calif.; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Jim (Shirley) Turner of Brownwood, Texas. She was preceded in death by one brother.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, its Adeste Fidelis Sunday School class and served on the Board of Deaconesses.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at her church. The Rev. Barry Lovett will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour before services, both at the church. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. Cavanagh & Schueneman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may made to her church.
• She appeared on the census in 1920 in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. She lived in the household of her parents.
• She appeared on the census in 1930 in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. She lived in the household of her parents.
• She appeared on the census in 1940 at 209 South Broad Street in Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois. She lived in the household of her husband.
Margaret married Lowell Russell Holmes, son of Lowell M. Holmes and Vina Golden, between 1935 and 1940. (Lowell Russell Holmes was born 31 July 1917 in Illinois 6718 and died 26 February 1988 in San Diego County, California 6719.)
Margaret next married Living