Mrs. Margaret Groover Breedlove

Published 7:41 am Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Mrs. Margaret Groover Breedlove, age 98, of West Point, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at the Florence Hand Home in LaGrange, Georgia. She was born on February 19, 1922, in Lanett.

Mrs. Breedlove is survived by her children, Ann Wilson, William E. Breedlove, Jr. and Margaret Kee; her grandchildren, Paul (Kelly) Haralson, Laura Haralson, William C. (Kayla) Breedlove, Andrew (Susanne) Kee and Melanie (Travis) Whittaker; her 10 great-grandchildren.

In 2018 she was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, William Edward Breedlove, who she married on August 19th, 1945, in Lanett. She was also preceded in death by her aunt, Etta Groover; her brother, Ralph Groover; and her sister, June Randall.

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Mrs. Breedlove owned and operated Breedlove’s Jewelers along with her husband, William, in West Point, Georgia for 27 years. She was an active member of the West Point Pilot Club and the Wedgewood Garden Club where she served in various leadership positions including president. She and her husband were avid bridge players, which she continued to play into her 90s. She enjoyed viewing the flowers, birds, and fall colors of Callaway Gardens and in her earlier years picnicking with family and friends. She also enjoyed traveling to visit and spend time with family members.

A private family funeral service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Salvation Army, www.salvationarmy.org, or to the Harris County Humane Society, www.hsharrisco.org, in her memory.

Please visit Mrs. Breedlove’s Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a kind word for her family, to share a memory of Mrs. Breedlove, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.