Originally created 08/10/00

Mrs. Marguerite Dekle



STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Marguerite Brannen Dekle, 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with Dr. H. William Perry officiating. Burial will be in Eastside Cemetery.

Mrs. Dekle, a lifelong resident of Bulloch County, was a homemaker and a member of Civic Garden Club and Statesboro First Baptist Church, where she was a member of Joy Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a son, John Lafate Dekle, St. Simons Island; a daughter, Margaret Dekle Johnston, Statesboro; a sister, Annie Laurie Brannen Parrish, Statesboro; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Frank Inman Dekle, Cole Taylor, Andrew Klepcheck and Presley Lomax.

Memorials may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459; or to Statesboro First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1039, Statesboro, GA 30459.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.