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Margaret Ann Conklin, age 73, of Gravois Mills, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach.

She was born December 30, 1947, in Chillicothe, a daughter of the late Vaughn and Kathryn (Meneely) Gooch.

On March 25, 1966, in Cowgill, Missouri, she was united in marriage to her surviving husband, Gary Conklin.

Margaret graduated from Gard Business School in St. Joseph. She worked at Brown Shoe Company, Dixon Ticonderoga and was bookkeeper at Clark’s Tire all in Versailles.

Margaret loved her family and her grandchildren held a special place in her heart. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her husband, Gary, she is survived by her children, Kendall Conklin and wife Misty of Laurie, Missouri, and Kelley White of Versailles, Missouri; grandchildren, Jordan Wheeler and husband Chase, Kristopher Conklin, Brett Clemens, Andru Clemens, Jack Clark, Jlee Clark and Reese White; great-grandson, Tripp Wheeler; her sisters, Alice Rowden and husband Vic of Buffalo, Missouri, and Ruthie Williams and husband Steve of Wichita, Kansas; several nieces and nephews and many friends.

A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 3rd, 2021, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell- Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.