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Margie Stapleton

June 16, 1929 — November 14, 2020


Margie L. Stapleton, 91, died peacefully on November 14, 2020. She was born on June 16, 1929 in Fonde, KY to Ottis and Liza (Lowe) Ellis. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and wife. Her family was the most important thing to her.
She attended the Hopewell Wesleyan Christian Church on Alexis Road.
Margie was a skilled machine operator working for local tool and die companies for many years.
She loved music and dancing and had attended an Elvis Presley concert in 1956 at the Sports Arena in Toledo. In her early married days, it was common for her to serve and entertain 15-20 guests once or twice per week for a "hootenanny."
In her early 80s she was still dancing four times a week at the Eagles, Elks, American Legion, and any place she could find a dance with her senior friends. Margie and her husband Tom took Arthur Murray dance lessons.
Margie joyfully celebrated her 90th birthday with her family at the Spring Meadows nursing home.
She will be dearly missed by family and friends. Margie is survived by her son in law Gary Dotson, daughter in law Linda Madon; her granddaughters Rhonda Wise, and JoHanna Neugebauer (Hans); great grandchildren Ashley, Alison, Abigail, Ella, Drew, and Gabe. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Donna Dotson, and son Jimmie Madon.
Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, Ohio on Friday, November 20 from 4-7 p.m. with the funeral ceremony beginning at 6:00 p.m. .
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions a private Burial will be at the Mildford - Partin cemetery in Frakes, KY.
Memorial donations in Margie's memory may be given to the American Diabetes Association. Please leave a condolence message at or

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