GOLDTHWAITE — Cremation services for Margaret O'Neal, 79, of Lometa, are under the direction of Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home.

She died Jan. 7, 2018 in Austin.

She was born Feb. 24, 1938 in Natchez, Mississippi to Oliver M. Hornsby and Ellen F. Anderson. She married Luther O'Neal in November 1982 in Austin. She served in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include her children, Joan Perez and Peppy of Snyder, Meg McRorey of Friendswood, Richard Markowski of Lometa, Mary Markowski of Brownwood, and Sean O’Neal of Lometa; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Ann Ryan of Gulfport, Mississippi, Janiver Couture of Birmingham, Alabama, and Mary Jane Morgan of Hattiesburg, Mississippi; and brothers, Jeff Hornsby of Los Angeles, California and Michael Hornsby of Troy, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther O’Neal; and brothers, Pat Hornsby & Rusty Hornsby.