Margaret E. Josephson, 90, of Springfield, died at 8:30 am, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village. She was born May 27, 1921 in Springfield, to J.B. and Julia Grant Carter. She married Kenneth G. Josephson on February 8, 1939 and he preceded her in death on February 23, 1985.
Her parents; one sister, T. Jean Bradley and two brothers, Vernon L. and James Carter also preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Carol Helmerichs of Springfield; two grandchildren, Tavia (Roger) Jones of Pana and Richard P. Unsbee, II of Springfield; five great grandchildren, John Ervin of Chicago, Paul (Cathy) Unsbee of Normal, Will Ervin of Chicago, Nora Ervin of Pana and Ian Unsbee of Springfield; one great granddaughter, Rachel and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Margaret was a lifelong resident of Springfield and was a homemaker.
Graveside Service: 1:30 pm, Monday, April 16, 2012 at Oak Ridge Cemetery with Reverend Stephen Thompson officiating.
Family requests memorial contributions be made to a Charity of the Donor’s choice.