In Loving
Memory

Margaret Chiles Lumsden

August 5, 1927 – September 10, 2023

Margaret Chiles Lumsden completed her earthly journey at her residence in Louisa on September 10, 2023. She celebrated her 96th birthday there on August 5, 2023. She made her home in Mineral, VA for many years, where she raised her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry M. Lumsden; parents, Nell and Roy Chiles; and granddaughter, Joanna M. McDonald; as well as three sisters and five brothers.

Margaret grew up on a farm, Hollyhurst, in Louia County. She graduated from Louisa County High School. In her early years, she moved to Richmond and worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Later in her life, she worked at the voting registrar’s office in Louisa.

Survivors include her children, Rita L. McDonald (Dennie), Gerald M. Lumsden (Cheryl), and Sheri L. Southall (Frank); grandchildren, J. Whitney Southall and Spencer Margaret Southall; and five great-grandchildren, Aiden and Tatum Amick, Willow Grace Southall, Caleb A. Harper-Southall, and S. Marshall Walker.

Margaret was blessed with many loving nieces and nephews, as well as friends.

She was a faithful member of Louisa Christian Church, serving as a deaconess and choir member, as well as a bread baker and server of many church-based meals.

Her Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Louisa Christian Church, 104 Elm Ave, Louisa, VA 23093. The family will receive friends one hour prior. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Louisa Christian Church, PO Box 1344, Louisa, VA 23093, or to a charity of your choice in memory of Margaret.

Visitation

Location

Louisa Christian Church

Date

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Time

10:00 – 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Location

Louisa Christian Church

Date

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Time

11:00am

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Committal Service

Location

Hillcrest Cemetery

Date

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Time

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