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Margile E. (Jenkins) McFann


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656



Margile Ellen Jenkins McFann, age 90, died peacefully at her home in Oak Hill, Ohio, on August 14, 2020. She was born March 22, 1930, to the late Eunice (Crabtree) Jenkins and Robert Guy Jenkins.

She was a lifelong member of the Faith United Methodist Church and a graduate of the Oak Hill High School class of 1948. She was a bookkeeper for Jones-Morgan Hardware and R&E McFann Construction Company.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her brother, Clifford Jenkins, and numerous sisters and brothers-in-law.

Margile is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Richard H. McFann, and her adoring children: Portia (Gary) Thomas, Dennis (Cathie) McFann, and Eric (Yvonne) McFann, all of Oak Hill. Grandchildren: Marlo (Kent) Yarnall of Sevierville, TN; Trevor (Lucy) Thomas of Chillicothe, OH; Matthew (April) McFann of Oak Hill, OH; Bronwyn (Rick) Patterson of Waynesville, OH; Trenton (LaChelle) Thomas of Wauseon, OH; Mallory (Tyler )Williams of Oak Hill, OH; and Madison (Coty) Lester also of Oak Hill, OH; great-grandchildren: Moriah (Taylor) Waller, Meagan Yarnall, Brady Thomas, Paige Patterson, Bailee Thomas, Mason Thomas, Blake Patterson, Aubree Thomas, Brailon McFann, Tanner Thomas, Teegan Thomas, Braxton Williams, Marley Yarnall, Kensington Lester, Emilee Lewis, and Carter Lewis.

She is also survived by numerous, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was proud of the McFann Clan, as she called them, especially her sister-in law, Jean (Jack) Kemp, whom she felt was more like a sister.

Margile was a busy, talented, and hardworking wife and mother, who was always on the move. She loved to travel, shop, bake, quilt and craft. She loved everyone, especially her church family and friends. Her grandchildren were the light of her eye and when the great-grandchildren came along, she was still busy making quilts for them and traveling to see them near and far. She will be long remembered and missed by all who knew and loved her.

Friends may call Monday, August 17, 2020 from 12-3 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3:00 PM with Pastor Becky Bowling officiating. Burial will follow in C.M. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 114 Smittle Road, Oak Hill, Ohio 45656. Per CDC guidelines and governor recommendations, everyone is asked to wear a mask while indoors and practice proper social distancing procedures and guidelines. Online condolences may be sent to

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