Margaret Katherine Kyle - age: 94
(May 17, 1922 to September 01, 2016 )
Resident of Exeter, California
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Evans Miller Guinn Chapel. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Calvary Worship Center. Burial will be in the Exeter District Cemetery.
Margaret Kyle was born in May 17, 1922 in Mt. Pine Arkansas to Clarence and Lula Spiva, the oldest of 10 children. She passed away on Sept. 1 in Exeter at home surrounded by her loved ones.
She married Earl Kyle on July 7, 1942 and the couple soon moved to California.
Kyle lived for many years on Ponderosa street in Farmersville and all the kids in the area called her Grandma. She spent countless hours playing kickball and other outside games with the neighborhood kids. She was very active in the Church and taught Sunday school at the Free Will Baptist Church in Farmersville for many years. Many of her grandchildren still have the Bible they earned for learning the 23rd Psalms. She was known for her fun loving spirit and bringing a positive attitude to any situation. Kyle was a devoted Christian, always whatever she could do for someone in need.
Kyle spent most of her life working as a farm labor contractor, working alongside her crew. Her and her husband also operated a fruit stand at the corner of Anderson and Highway 198 outside of Exeter.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, one son Donnie Kyle and son-in-law Stanley Baxter and one daughter-in-law Barbara Kyle. She is Survived by her daughter Loretta Havner and her husband Leo; son Doyle Kyle; daughter Shirley Baxter and son Darrell Kyle. she is also survived by grandchildren Crystal Havner, Kim Kennedy, Eric Kyle, Charlotte Scott, Kathy Baxter, Chris Kyle, Melissa Hamby, Joe Kyle, Penny VanFossen, Darla Splawn, Jeremy Kyle, Andrew White and Dolores Boling. She is also survived by numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. There are also several surviving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.