Margie Nell Majors, 90, of Fort Scott, Kansas, passed away Wednesday September 1, 2021, at A Country Place in Fort Scott. She was born March 3, 1931, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Norman Curtis and Edna May (Gunsaullus) Bowers. She married Billy Joe Majors on March 4, 1950, in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death May 6, 2016.
Margie graduated from Fort Scott High School with the Class of 1948, and she was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Margie was the first female paper carrier for the Tribune, and she played piano in a band called Bob Hart and the Heartbeats. She worked for thirty-seven years at the Bourbon County Courthouse as Deputy County Clerk, Correctional Center Secretary, and Tag Office Clerk, from which she retired.
Margie is survived by her children, Bruce Majors and Carol, of Fort Scott, Cindy Majors Hiatt and Randy, of Joplin, Missouri; three grandchildren, Trevor Majors and wife Amy, Travis Majors and wife Jessica, and Brian Hiatt; six great-grandchildren, Gavin Majors and wife Kaylee, Tayton Majors, Lindsay Majors, Gabbi Majors, Ali Majors, and Luke Majors; and one great-great-grandchild due in January. In addition to her husband Billy, Margie was also preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Dale Bowers.
Rev. Chris Eshelman will conduct funeral services at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 4, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church and may be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.