OWENSBORO, KY - Margaret Loving Williamson Cavitt, 60, of Owensboro, KY passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
Margaret was born in Bowling Green to George McKinley Williamson, Jr. and Frederica Head Williamson. She graduated from College High School before moving to Owensboro to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College where she was very active as a member Kappa Delta sorority, was a Sigma Nu sweetheart, a cheerleader and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. She did her first year of teaching in Powderly, KY, returning to Owensboro to spend 15 years at Tamarack Elementary School before spending a year in Lexington at Southern Elementary School. Margaret returned again to the Daviess County Public School System, retiring from Eastview Elementary School. Active in all things education, she had received her masters and her rank one in school guidance from Western Kentucky University; she was a substitute teacher and had been a guidance counselor at Cravens Elementary School. Margaret loved children and would go out of her way to care for any in need, but it was the love of her own children that sent her all across the state of Kentucky never missing a school or sporting event. She never met a stranger and welcomed anyone into her home with graciousness and warmth.
She was preceded in death by her father, George McKinley Williamson, Jr.
Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Gary Cavitt; children, Amy Beth Cavitt Harper and her husband Todd, Heather Cavitt all of Owensboro, Getty Cavitt and his wife Jacquelyn of Concord, NC; grandchildren, Carsyn Abigayle Cavitt and Collins Margaret Cavitt both of Concord, and Wade Cavitt Harper of Owensboro; mother, Frederica Head Williamson of Bowling Green; and brothers, George Williamson III of Louisville, Craig Williamson and his wife Patricia of Knoxville, and Stuart Williamson and his wife Elaine of Pass Christian, MS.
Services will be held at noon on Saturday at Settle Memorial United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and after 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Margaret Cavitt Cheerleading Scholarship c/o Owensboro Public Schools.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.glennfuneralhome.com.
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