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Margaret West Elway

January 28, 1941 — August 30, 2021

Margaret Onita West Elway, 80, passed away at her residence on Monday, August 30, 2021. She was born January 28, 1941 in Monroe County to the late Joseph Bruce West and Annie Corbell West. She grew up in the lackey Community and graduated from Hamilton High School. She married the late John Elway in 1971. Margaret enjoyed playing bingo, riding and visiting with her friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. There was nothing she loved more than her family and while her health allowed, she would cook Sunday Dinner for her family every week. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church.


She is survived by her sons, Mike Sanders (Laura), Saltillo and Chris Elway (Tabitha), Lackey; sister, Mary Ann West Welch, Hamilton; brother, James Bruce West (Sara), Hamilton; grandchildren, Ashley Forrester (Brent), Sarah Kathryn Sanchez (Chris), Mary Margaret Basham (Brett), Mary Leigh Horn (Garth), April Jacobs (Jay), John Michael Sanders, Madyson Grace Elway, Hunter Alvis, Dwight Alvis and Tyler Alvis; great grandchildren, Will, Micki Grace, Kempe, Thomas, Charlotte, Addilyn, Coraline, Nola and Bella; a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Dayne Sanders; sister, Helen West Franklin, grandson, Joseph Wesson Sanders, great grandson, Clark.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Tisdale Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen with Bro. Jack Inman officiating. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Michael Sanders, Garth Horn, Tyler Alvis, Dwight Alvis, Will Lipscomb, Brent Forrester and Alan Whitworth.

Visitation will be prior to the service on Thursday from 1 pm until 1:45 PM at the funeral home.

Condolences may be shared at tisdalelannmemorialfuneralhome.com.

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

1:00 - 1:45pm (Central time)

Tisdale Lann Memorial Funeral Home

100 W Washington St , Aberdeen, MS 39730

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

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Tisdale Lann Memorial Funeral Home

100 W Washington St , Aberdeen, MS 39730

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