Margaret Squires
Margaret Squires
June 7, 1935 - January 19, 2019

Margaret Squires, 83, of Bardin passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka following an extended illness.
Margaret was born at home in Palatka where she grew up. She later lived in Bardin. She had worked as a substitute teacher and later as a janitor at Palatka High School. She had also worked as a janitor at Solaris Heath Care in Palatka. She was a Future Farmers of America alumnus where she served on the Board. She enjoyed sitting around a bonfire and she enjoyed traveling. She was a kind hearted soul who enjoyed blessing many people, including complete strangers, with random acts of kindness. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Bardin and Women of the Moose, Chapter 1915 in Palatka.
Preceding her in death were her husband, James William Squires; her mother, Mary Beck; her father, Frank Beck; a daughter, Susan Jeanette Squires; and a grandson, Dalton Drew.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Kenny Hayes of San Mateo, and Donna and Don Drew of Midville, GA; a sister, Jeannie Biddle of Palatka; a brother, Jerry Beck of Orlando; nine grandchildren, Billy Bradshaw, Kristie Wise, Don Drew, Jr., Jennifer McKenzie, Kimberly Springer, Dillon Drew, Spring Hatfield, Brent Hayes and Josh Hayes; 14 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Margaretís Celebration of Life will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24th at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Pastor Rudy Howard and Associate Pastor Vance Dampier officiating. Burial will follow in Palatka Memorial Gardens.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Wolfson Childrenís Hospital, 800 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207 or Friends may sign the online register at
Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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