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Margaret Lanette Archer

Margaret Lanette Archer, 92, of Beverly, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at her residence. She was born on September 26, 1927 in Noble County (Sharon Township) to Willis and Belle Parrish Ralph. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, two brothers and her husband, Leighton Archer.

She was married to Leighton Archer on May 3, 1952 in Caldwell, Ohio until he passed away on October 1, 1994.

During her extensive Accounting and Executive Assistant career, she worked for multiple entities including but not limited to, Washington County Department of Highways, Caldwell School District, Bob Moore Lumber Company, Globe Metallurgical Plant, Fort Frye and Marietta Local School Districts

She was a member of the Eastern Star, Cambridge, OH Chapter 211 for over 60 years. She was also a member of the United States Daughters of 1812 and a member of the Beverly United Methodist Church, both of which exceeded fifty years of membership.

She is survived by a son, Allen Archer, of St, Petersburg, Florida and  several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Given the current virus conditions, a private graveside service at the Sharon Cemetery will be conducted with a formal Memorial Service to be held at a later date.   McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly, Ohio is handling all of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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