1922 Margaret 2021

Margaret Elizabeth Prugh

October 23, 1922 — August 30, 2021

Margaret Elizabeth Prugh of Maryville passed away August 30, 2021 at Blount Memorial Hospital. Margaret was born October 23, 1922 to Clarence and Lizzie Latimer in Bloomington, Indiana. She was the youngest of four children and grew up on the family farm milking cows and helping to work the land. She was a proud graduate of the Indiana University School of Nursing and over her career served as a hospital nurse, school nurse, and instructor of young nursing students. She was very proud to serve others in her nursing career. Margaret was an avid Indiana University Football and Basketball Fan and a long-suffering fan of the Chicago Cubs. She was thrilled to see them win the World Series in 2016. She also loved following the sports careers of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We will cherish the many memories she shared of her long life, especially her memories of her time at Indiana University and early career taking place during WWII. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Mary Agnes Conard, Hubert Latimer, Frieda Robertson, husband Charles Prugh and infant son Glenn Prugh. Survivors, all of Maryville, include son David (Becky) Prugh, grandchildren Jennifer (Mike) McAlister, Chuck (Patty) Prugh, and Gretchen (Kevin) Hensley. Greatgrandchildren Olivia O’Neal, Mallorie O’Neal, Isaac Prugh, Evelyn Hensley, David Prugh and Andrew Prugh, special niece Judie Butcher. A private family ceremony will be held in Maryville and burial will take place in Hammond, Indiana alongside her husband and son. If anyone is interested in making a donation in her name please do so to the charity of your choice. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Margaret Elizabeth Prugh please visit our Sympathy Store.
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