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Lightstreet "Highland" Cemetery
Friday June 14th, 2019

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Margaret D. Lemons

Margaret (Bowman) Lemons, age 98, 207 Stoney Brook Road, Orangeville, died at her home at 7:10 a. m. Sunday, June 2, 2019 after an illness.

Born in Mount Pleasant Township on February 16, 1921, she was a daughter of Henry and Melva (Hippensteel) Bowman. She resided in the Bloomsburg-Orangeville her entire life and was a 1939 graduate of the former Orangeville High School.

Margaret was a member of the Ebenezer Faith Bible Church  and was active in Church activities for many years. She also belonged to the Gideon Society Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family at the many picnics they had.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl O. Lemons on March 28,  2014; by a son, Richard E. Lemons on August  4 , 1990; by a daughter, Nancy R. Davis on  November 1, 1994; two sisters: Helen Albeck and Phyllis Pugh; and by five brothers: E. Dean Bowman, Doyle E. Bowman, Glen H. Bowman, John R. Bowman and Carroll B. Bowman.

She is survived by a daughter, Gloria A. Buffone and a son, Robert J. Lemons, both of Orangeville; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Joyce A. Curfman, Orangeville and  many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM, in the Light street “Highland” Cemetery. There will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon Society, P. O. Box 165, Bloomsburg, Pa 17815

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.

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Gloria, Robert and Family:
We were long time friends of Earl and Margaret.......part of the church family at Emmanuel Bible Chapel......our numerous family members purchase petroleum products from Earl for years.
Good Christian people. May the Lord bless you and your families as time passes. Remembering you in prayer.
Ruth and Headley Killian

Ruth and Headley Killian Aug 10 2019 12:00 AM

Gloria and Rob and Aunt Joyce. So sorry for your loss and that I could not attend the funeral today. I pray for your peace during this time.

Donna Bowman Winn Jun 14 2019 12:00 AM

So sad to hear of the passing of Mrs. Lemons. She was the mother of my childhood best friend Nancy - and was always so welcoming. She was a great cook and a loving Mother and a true Child of God. She will be missed but is at peace with her Maker.

Gail (Shaffer) Penman Jun 9 2019 12:00 AM

Gloria, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Sally McHenry Patacconi

Sally Patacconi Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM