The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 7, 2012

Margie Darlene Caywood

Published 11-7-12


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Margie Darlene Caywood, 72, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Cherokee First Baptist Church with the Revs. Tom Cooksey and Don Angle officiating. Burial will follow in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Goodwin Funeral Home, Cherokee. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home with the family present from 6-7:30 p.m.

Margie was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Cherokee the daughter of Otto and Alvina Coss Williams and went to be with her Lord Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Enid.

She spent most of her school years in Salinas, Calif.

After moving back home to Cherokee from Salinas, she worked with her parents in the Dinette Cafe. She later owned and operated the cafe. She then purchased and operated the Waffle House Cafe in Cherokee.

She and Mike Caywood were married April 30, 1965, in Cherokee, where they made their home. He preceded her in death.

Margie enjoyed cooking for others and was well known for her cinnamon rolls and Christmas candy. She enjoyed participating in her children’s and grandchildren’s activities, such as livestock shows, rodeos, basketball and football games.

She was an active member of Cherokee First Baptist Church and really enjoyed Training Union.

Surviving are two daughters, Shelly Cunningham and her companion William Bradford of Drummond and Tammy Nelson of Enid; twin sons, Rickey Caywood and wife Gail of McAlester and Mickey Caywood and wife Debbie of Lexington; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Virgil Williams; great-aunt, Bertha Teagarden; brother-in-law, Jack Moody; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Otto Eugene; three sisters, Ada, Maxine and Bertha, and her parents.

Memorials may be given in her memory to Therapeutic Equestrian Association through Goodwin Funeral Home, Cherokee.

(Submitted by family)