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Margaret Thomas Rouse

February 8, 1925 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old


Margaret Thomas Rouse, 98, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Margaret was a lifelong member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church, where she served as organist for many years. She was a member of Spotsylvania Woman’s Club, the Fredericksburg Area Retired Educators, and she also volunteered at Spotsylvania Emergency Concerns (SECA).

Survivors include her children, Susan Carnohan (Donald), Gary Rouse (Sylvia), and Ellen Robey (Timothy); daughter-in-law Mary Frances Rouse; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother Boxley Thomas; nephew Steven Thomas ; niece Pamela Wilson; two great-nephews; special cousin Carolyn Carmichael; as well as many other cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Neal “Buddy” Rouse; son Neal Thomas Rouse; and her great-granddaughter, Kendall.   

A service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2024 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SECA, P.O. Box 913, Spotsylvania, VA 22553 or to Tabernacle United Methodist Church Sunday School Department, 7310 A Old Plank Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

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January 15, 2024

10:00 AM
Tabernacle United Methodist Church
7310-A Old Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Interment following funeral service
January 15, 2024

Laurel Hill Memorial Park


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