Margaret M. Sewell, 91, of Kansas City, MO formerly of Lancaster, KS died on Monday, March 11, 2019 at her daughter’s home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Seth Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:30 am until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Margaret was born on Nov. 9, 1927 in Atchison, KS the daughter of Charles E. and Mary Ellen (Hicks) Williams, Sr. She graduated from Atchison High School in 1945. She was married to Brutus E. (Porkie) Sewell, Jr on Feb. 6, 1950 in Leavenworth, KS. He preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2008. Margaret was a mother, housewife and homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking, canning fresh vegetables raised in her garden, raising flowers, and was an avid reader. Margaret especially enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren
Survivors include, a daughter Susan C. (Sewell) Crosland, Kansas City, MO, three sons, Thomas C. (Deb) Sewell, Lenexa, KS, Allen K. (Jane Hansen) Sewell, Long Beach, CA, and Timothy S. Sewell, Lenexa, KS., three grandchildren Kira L. (Kyle) Spring, Olathe, KS, Tessa L. (Alex) Held, Olathe, KS, and Sterling Sewell, Lenexa, KS and four great grandchildren: Axel, Piper, and Jagger Held, and Apollo Spring. Her parents, two brothers, Charles E. and Thomas T. Williams, and two sisters, Ruth G. Godbey, and Louise Dunnuck preceded her in death.