Margaret Brownlee Shouse

Friday, May 10, 2013

Margaret Brownlee Shouse, 82, of Blytheville, passed from this life Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City.

Born in Joiner to Lee Roy and Lottie Ralph Brownlee, she was a retired billing clerk with Ark-Mo Power Company and a member of First United Methodist Church.

Margaret was active in her church and with "Meals on Wheels," she enjoyed yard work, cooking and attending her grandchildren's ball games and she always looked forward to her "Friday Night" dinner with her friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John William Shouse Jr., and by her brothers, Maurice Brownlee and Leroy Brownlee

Margaret is survived by her children, Sara Tinsley and her husband, Jim, of Jonesboro, Linda Davis and husband, Robert, of Gosnell, and Bill Shouse of Blytheville;

Her grandchildren, Matt Tinsley and wife, Andrea, of Houston, Texas, Adam Tinsley and wife, Brittney, Beth Lovins and husband, Leif, Becca Tinsley and Ben Tinsley, all of Jonesboro, Sara Jenkins and Tyler Davis, both of Gosnell, Jordan Davis and wife, Halley, of Blytheville, and Taylor Shouse of Cabot;

Her great-grandchildren, Hannah Tinsley, Maddie Tinsley, Rylan Jenkins and Hayden Jenkins;

A brother, James Brownlee and his wife, Louise, of Joiner; and

Two sisters, Mary Hayes of Wyndotte, Okla., and Martha Vance of Russellville.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Robin Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. An online register may be signed at