Margaret Sherard Cothran, 84, resident of 34 Gallick Rd., Waymart, PA formerly of Abbeville, SC died Sunday Nov. 19, 2006 at Abington Manor, Clark Summit, PA.
Born in Abbeville Co. SC she was a daughter of the late Moffatt Grier Sr. and Myrtle H. Sherard.
Margaret was educated at Lander College and Furman University. During her married life to the late Wade Cothran IV, she was secretary of the Virginia Polled Hereford Assoc. in the Shenandoah Valley. She was also secretary of Trinity Episcopal Church, Abbeville, SC during the mid seventies where she assisted in the sucessful restoration of the historic landmark Church. After retirement, Margaret lived in Columbia, SC and was an award winnng salesperson for J.B. Whites.
Surviving are her brother: Moffatt Grier Sherard, Jr. of Charlotte, NC; 2 sons Wade W. Cothran of The Woodlands, TX and Walter Sherard Cothran of Abbeville, SC; a daughter Peggy McFerron of Waymart, PA; 4 grandchildren John Walter McFerron of Nixa, Missouri, Wilson Carter Cothran of Houston, TX, Carter Britt Cothran of Atlanta, GA, Caitlin Sue Cothran of Abbeville, SC and 2 great-grand daughters, Anne Marie Cothran of Montgomery, TX and Elizabeth Nicole Cothran of Houston, TX.
She was preceded in death by her grandson Wade Cothran V.
Memorials may be made to the restoration fund for Trinity Episcopal Church, "Friends of Trinity", 200 Church St., PO Box 911 Abbeville, SC; or to a charity of one's choice.