Margaret Ann Henneman

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Margaret Ann Henneman

November 02, 2018

Margaret Ann (Cannon)Henneman, 96, formerly of Ashland, passed away on Nov. 2 at her residence in Athens, GA.
Mrs. Henneman was a retired Ashland Independent Schools' Business teacher at Paul G. Blazer High School, Coles-Putnam, and Verity Middle
Schools. She was beloved by many students across the
years.
Born in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, she was the fifth child of Albert and Augusta (Geswein) Cannon.
She is preceded in death by her husband Charles Robert "Bob" Henneman; her parents; 8 siblings:
Bert, Rita, Ruth, Kathleen, Bill, Jack, Gene, Tom; and 4 nieces: Mary, Cindy, Paula, and Judy.
Margaret is survived by a large loving family, in whom she delighted, including generations of many nieces & nephews, sisters-in-law Marilyn (Gene) Cannon and Sally (Tom) Cannon; and 3 daughters, Barbara "Bobbie" Henneman of Pa.; Linda Henneman of Ga., and daughters Eliza Rothstein of Ore. and Margo Rothstein of Colo., and their dad, Mitchell Rothstein of Ga.; Carol Jean Henneman-Spence, her husband Dan Spence,
and his son Paul Spence, all of N.M.
She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Ironton, married a former Holy Family High School basketball star, and while raising children and
working part-time, started taking classes at Ashland
Community College, and 10 years later received a bachelor's degree from Marshall University. One of her most prized possessions was her class ring from Marshall.
She subsequently earned a Master's in Business Education from Morehead State University, and prior to her career in teaching, she worked for Dr. Hugh L. Ray, the PepsiCola Co., Ashland Inc., and the E.J. Merrill Drug Company (Ironton).
She was a member several Ashland organizations, including Holy Family Church, Boyd County Retired Teachers, Beta Sigma Phi sorority (Epsilon
Master Chapter), Friends of Hospice, Elks Auxiliary #350, and Roadrunners. She was an avid bridge and euchre player, a charter member of the Arcoettes, and a much-loved Girl Scout Leader to Troop 41. She enjoyed talking to everyone, and when she moved to Georgia in 2013, she made new friends, but remained loyal to the UK Wildcats. She had a beautiful smile, a warm laugh, and a generous spirit.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 8, at Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland. On Fri., Nov. 9, there
will be visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at Holy Family Church, with funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to Holy Family School, 932 Winchester Ave., Ashland, Ky. 41101, or to help any teacher of your choice through DonorsChoose.org.
Published on November 6, 2018
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KiKi Thomas-Lee & Robert Eric Thomas
Nov 08, 2018
Much love to you Aunt Mac. You made everyone welcome. Many prayers for you and your family.
Cindy Lang Blanton
Nov 08, 2018
Mrs. Henneman was a wonderful and caring Teacher💕 She had patience with this beginner typist💕Lovely Lady💕
Mary Sillies
Nov 08, 2018
Bobbie. Linda and CJ. I am so sorry that we will not be able to attend the services for Aunt MAC but want you to know our hearts and prayers are with you. She was a great lady with a big heart and an even greater smile. I’ll always remember how she lovingly and religiously sent cards for every birthday. She lived a long and beautiful life-the proud matriarch of the Cannon clan for many years. May she rest now in heaven with all those that have gone before her. There is probably a great euchre game going on up there right now. God bless!
Jenny Darby
Nov 07, 2018
I love you mom she was always so nice and smiled alot . She enjoy life. I remember her from all the ball games . Big hugs and prayers to you all. Jenny Darby