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TITUSVILLE, Fla. — Marguerite Morgan DeBerry Jones, 87, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2012, following a brief illness.
She was also known as “Muddie” to her grandchildren and friends, and “GiGi” to her great-grands.
She was born Jan. 17, 1925, in Royse City, daughter of Roy and Ethyl (Ballard) Morgan. She has been a resident of Titusville for 32 years, having moved from Jesup, Ga.
She worked many years as a bookkeeper and insurance agent. In 1974, she owned and operated Mercury Dry Cleaners in Jesup, Ga. After moving to Titusville, she was employed by The Titusville Housing Authority for six years.
Marguerite was deeply loved and will be missed by all. She impacted so many lives with her sweetness, many talents, sharp mind and sense of humor. She never missed the opportunity for a good game of cards or dominoes and oh, how she loved her Atlanta Braves. She never missed a game!
She was the beloved mother of Nancy Abner and her husband, Charles of Titusville, Fla., Charles Burke DeBerry III of Titusville, Marguerite Higgins and her husband, Peter of Juno Beach, Fla., Roy DeBerry of Titusville; adopted daughter Catherine (Cass) Pohl; and sister-in-law to Richard DeBerry and his wife, Jane Martin of Birmingham, Ala.                   She was a treasured grandmother of eight grandchildren, Adrienne Hoban (Vincent), Michelle DeBerry, David Harrelson III, Regina Wells (Jim), Allan Abner (Leslie), Julie Abner, Hank DeBerry and Eric Benson (Rebecca)
She was also cherished by 10 great-grandchildren, Connor and Chloe Hoban, Jaeden and Shae Wells, Morgan, Riley and Charlie Abner, Hope and Josiah ElAouar and Jacob Benson.
Marguerite was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Burke DeBerry II and Clarence Jones; her sister, Barbara Fikes; and her brother, Roy Allen Morgan Jr.
A celebration of Marguerite’s life was held Saturday, July 14, at 11 a.m. at North Brevard Funeral Home, 450 Norwood Avenue, Titusville, Fla. 32796.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Walk About Ministries in Titusville, Fla.
Visit and sign a guest book at www.roysecityheraldbanner.com.
Published on  July 17, 2012
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