Margie Lee Ijames, age 90, passed away Friday, February 24, 2023 at the Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont, MO. She was born June 26, 1932 in Silva, MO, the daughter of R.L. “Buck” Garren and Thelma (Bell) Garren.
Margie was raised in Piedmont and was married to L. C. “Sam” Ijames in 1949. He passed away November 7, 2008. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Buck and Thelma Garren, her husband, L.C. “Sam” Ijames and a young brother, Billy Garren.
Survivors include three children, Beth Burch and her husband Butch, of Piedmont, MO, Mike Ijames and his wife Michele, of Republic, MO, Jeff Ijames and his wife Kristy, of Mt. Grove, MO and her twin sister, Mary Bone, of Piedmont, MO.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and many other family and friends.
Memorial services were held on Friday, March 3, 2023 at the Morrison Funeral Chapel in Piedmont with Lay Leader Alice Wells and Pastor Brian Abbott officiating. Special recorded songs were played for the service. Interment was in the Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel. Memorials have been requested to the Piedmont Public Library.