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Margaret Ann Jefferson Canter

February 15, 2012

Margaret Ann Jefferson Canter, 73, of Borger, died February 12, 2012 at Borger Healthcare Center.
Family will be conducting a memorial service 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Margaret Ann Jefferson Canter was born Nov. 19, 1938, in Lincoln County Mo., to Melvin Leroy and Lela Mae (Baker) Jefferson. She worked at the recycling center for several years, and planning and zoning for the city of Borger. Margaret is a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Borger.
Margaret is survived by a daughter Arona Knight of Borger; two sons, Shane L. Canter and wife Charlotte of Dayton and Keson Canter and wife Ottum of Borger; her mother Lela M. Jefferson of Troy, Mo.; four brothers, Don Jefferson and wife Mehri of California, Roger Jefferson and wife Gail of Winnfield, Mo., Steven Jefferson and wife Joann of Troy, Mo., Ronald Jefferson and wife Sheri of Independence, Kan.; a sister Mary Sue Haffner and husband Bill of Hannibal, Mo.; grandchildren, Jarea Keiser and husband Matthew, Adrian I. Knight, and Samantha R. Canter, and a great-granddaughter Cara Beth Keiser.
Margaret is preceded in death by her husband Edward of 47 years, father, and a brother Edgar Leroy Jefferson.
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