obit: Margaret Lightfoot Zajic
Margaret Zajic, 76, resident of Terrell, passed away on Dec. 30, 2009 in the morning hours.
Margaret was born Dec. 16, 1933 in Ables Springs, the daughter of Lonnie Lee Lightfoot, Sr. and Lora Dee (Richardson) Lightfoot. She married Joseph Adolph Zajic on May 19, 1951 in Terrell. Before Margaret retired she was a registered nurse with Terrell State Hospital for 34 years.
She is survived by her two children, Larry Zajic and his wife Cindy of Terrell and Sharon Jean Zajic and her husband William Paul Scantling of Terrell; sister Sybil Beavers and her husband Jim of Quinlan; three grandchildren, Lara Reed and her husband Russell of Combine, Amy West and her husband Jimmy of Crandall, and Tara Gibson and her husband David, both serving in the U.S. Air Force in Okinawa, Japan; seven great grandchildren, Zachary Reed, Jakeb Reed, Rylie Reed, Ashlyn Gibson, Dylan Gibson, Maddux West, and Easton West.
She was preceded in her death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Lonnie Lee Lightfoot, Jr.; and one grandchild, Allison Miller.
Her funeral service, under the direction of Goggans Funeral Home (www.goggansfh.com), will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 in the funeral home chapel, with Chaplin Stien officiating. Her burial will follow the service at College Mound Cemetery in Terrell. Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Terrell Tribune, Saturday, January 2, 2010