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Olcott, Margaret Ann (Maberry)

Olcott, Margaret Ann (Maberry)

May 26, 1937 — August 4, 2021

Margaret (Maberry) Olcott, 84, of Belton, Missouri, passed away August 4, 2021.  Margaret was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved family get-togethers at anytime of year but Christmas was her absolute favorite get-together.

Margaret retired from Avon Products in 1985 and then worked in customer service at Comp-USA for many years.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years Frank Olcott, Sr., daughter Karen Chambers, parents James and Beulah (Brann) Maberry, brothers Raymond Maberry, Robert Maberry, Harold Maberry, and her sister Mary Nash. Margaret leaves four children: Gloria Olcott, Frank (Veronica) Olcott, Leo (Adrienne) Olcott, Patty (Mike) Perkins; grandchildren: Jamie, Frankie, Michael, James, Leo, Nicole, Christopher, Brittney, Derek, Ronnie and Jimmie; great-grandchildren: Evan, Trevor, Aubrie, Conner, Tyler, Emily, Lillie, Katie, Natalia, Savannah, Leah, Kaiden, Gunner, Archer, Tucker, Hunter, Noah, Jaxson and Landon; as well as countless loving nieces, nephews and many that claimed Margaret as a 2nd mom.

Visitation will be 12PM, with services to follow at 1PM, Monday, August 9 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri; burial in Green Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Central Seventh Day Adventist in Margaret's honor.

Service Information

Visitation will be 12PM, with services to follow at 1PM, Monday, August 9 at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Missouri; burial in Green Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Central Seventh Day Adventist in Margaret’s honor.

Olcott, Margaret Ann (Maberry)'s Guestbook

Margret had a heart full of love for others because Jesus filled her heart. She loved her family and church family, dearly! She loved serving Jesus through her many acts of kindness: making delicious food for those who needed it, words of encouragement, and hugs! I enjoyed working with her at church and her friendship. We will see her soon when Jesus comes! Condolences and comfort to her family! She loved all of you with every fiber of her being!- A legacy of love!

Colene and David Jackson

Oh, how we enjoyed seeing Marge at church! She was so kind and what a lovely smile. When she talked with you, she really listened to you and the caring she had for you was evident. She exuded that quietly firm "peace of God, that passeth all understanding". A few years ago, KCCSDA had a Breakfast Club. Marge Olcott was one of our first, and undeniably our most regular visitor. She would chat with all who came and she gave the whole atmosphere more of a homey feel. And she always thanked us for a wonderful breakfast lol. As her health began to wane and her visits to church grew less frequent, we missed her sorely. A visit to see her in hospital was as much a treat for us as it was for her, she blessed us so. No person is a saint for sure. But Marge made passing this way a bit nicer for us. And isn't that what each of us should do for one another? Thanks Marge and thank you Jesus for lending her to us.

Paul and Joy Waldron

We will so miss our dear friend! The thing I regretted most about leaving the KC area was leaving our dear friends. Margaret and I served so many years together being deaconesses at our local Seventh Day Adventist church. Many Sabbath afternoons were spent together taking food to the shut-ins, making hospital visits & praying for our church family. So many good memories of special time spent together. Margaret worked with our youth as well. She was one of the Pathfinder Leaders and was one brave soul leading out with children. Margaret was often times out-spoken but did not hesitate to stand for her beliefs. You had to love her honesty and overall concern for others. Margaret not only loved her church family but also loved her own family. She was a devoted mother and prayed for her children faithfully. She longed to see all of them in God's kingdom some day. She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her!

Harry & Gloria Thomas

Leo, I’m sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very special lady. She will be missed by her family.

Linda Zeiler

Margaret was the best you know I always told Reyna we were going to come up to Kanas City and surprise her and y’all as she was my Kansas City mother , but how this world is so fast pace and just doesn’t seem to take time to care for what is best, and important, Margaret , Frank and all the family are so dear to us we love all of you and I know where she is and smiling down on everyone along with Frank and Karen, we sure do love y’all with all our Texas hearts, our prayers are with you all.

Barry and Reyna Hand

We will truly miss Aunt Margaret, she was a sweet, kind soul! Sending our love and condolences.

Chad & Tiffany Murphy

Do you know how much we loved your mother. You must know we did and always will. She was a wonderful caring empathetic person and we will miss her deeply. She always had a smile on her face when she came in our office we’ve known her for so long she feels like family to us just says your family feels like family to us. With Mike and Patty ( better known to Hannah as Pappi ) taking care of our daughter Hannah, just like she was one their own children, they were and are a huge part of her upbringing. We know Margaret is now out of pain and now reunited with her beloved husband Frank and of course Karen who we will also miss. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. We know what a long situation you all have been going through ever since Karen passed. We love every one of you! 🙏❤️❤️❤️

George and Denise Sroor

Margaret has been surrounded by a family that deeply loved their mother and been a blessing for their care for her. Truly she was a wonderful mother, because you can see the that in the way her children cared for her. Each one of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Margaret will be truly missed by many, because of her love for people. Many adults today remember Margaret from their childhood and the influence that she had on their lives. It was apparent that Margaret loved people, especially young people. Until we all meet again when Jesus comes.

Kent Dunwoody

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