Margaret "Maggie" Lucille Ashlock 76, Clarinda, IA

Published 06/09 2014 09:33AM

Updated 06/09 2014 09:35AM

Margaret "Maggie" Lucille Ashlock 76, of Clarinda, Iowa, formerly of St. Joseph, MO passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 in College Springs, IA.

She was born January 19, 1938 in Halls, MO, daughter of Myrtle and Archie Boyer.

She married Lester Ashlock on March 1, 1968 and they shared 46 years together.

She owned and operated Newman's Eat Shop, Ashlock's Cafe, and Maggies Cafe's for many years. She enjoyed going to the boat, bingo, cooking and the color purple, and was a member of New Home Baptist Church.

Maggie was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Darrell Newman, and a brother, Alva Lee Boyer.

Survivors include, husband, Lester Lee Ashlock of the home, four daughters, Linda Schmidt and husband Pete of Savannah, MO, Roberta Roberts of Clarinda, IA, Paula Owens, and husband Dave of College Springs, IA, and daughter, Sheila Gatewood and husband Scott of St. Joseph, MO, a son, Wes Ashlock of St. Joseph, MO, sixteen, grandchildren, thirty nine, great grandchildren, one, great great grandchild, two brothers, Bob Boyer and wife Fannie of St. Joseph, MO, Pat Boyer and wife Rita of Joplin, MO, five sisters, Bonnie Downing and husband Tom of Dekalb, MO, Mildred Chenoweth, Pam Ranney, Roberta "Sis" Horseman and husband Harry all of St. Joseph, MO, and Lona Arnold of Joplin, MO, and her sister in law, Joyce Boyer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am, on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Bethel Cemetery. Online condolence and obituary at

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