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Obituary - Mrs. Margarite Cathryn Ellis Glasford
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mrs. Margarite Cathryn Ellis Glasford

MILLEN, Ga. -- Mrs. Margarite Cathryn Ellis Glasford, age 68, died on Sunday, March 24, 2024, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

The native of Statesboro was a 1974 graduate of Portal High School.

Cathryn was the owner of Southern Thangs and co-owner of Glasford Trucking.

She moved to Jenkins County in 1995.

She enjoyed crafting and was also a wedding planner.

Cathryn was preceded in death by her parents, Ben “Jimbo” Ellis and Betty McGlamery Ellis; a sister, Joan Marie Autry; and a brother, Ralph Michael Ellis.

Surviving is a husband of 19 years, Lloyd Glasford of Millen, Ga.; a son, Ben Jeremy Schofield of Brooklet; two grandsons, Eric Glasford and Shane Glasford of Peoria, Ill.; two brothers, Wesley (Vickie) Ellis and Chuck Ellis, all of Hopeulikit; a sister-in-law, Alethia Ellis of Statesboro; and a brother-in-law, Ralph Autry of Hopeulikit; her special friends, Margaret Tankersley and Danny Jones. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A visitation will be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. followed by a memorial service in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home at 11 a.m. with Thomas Hendrix officiating.

Friends may sign the online register book at

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, March 27, 2024

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