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Kincaid, Margaret “Peg”

d. September 29, 2014

Margaret “Peg” Graham Kincaid, 91, passed away at her home at Indian Point on September 29, 2014.

Margaret was born October 14, 1922, the only child of John W. and Leta (Primm) Graham. She married J. Kennedy Kincaid, Jr. on June 14, 1945, at Fancy Prairie Presbyterian Church. He preceded her in death in 1996.

Margaret graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1944 with a B. A. in music education. She taught music in Green Valley for one year, then served many years as church organist at Indian Point Presbyterian Church and accompanied local students at music contests. She was a member of Indian Point Presbyterian Church for nearly 70 years and was an elder in the church. She was active in Presbyterian Women and served on the Presbyterial board. She also served on the boards of the Illinois Presbyterian Home and Kemmerer Village.

Margaret was involved in a variety of activities throughout her life, such as Beta Sigma Phi, Delta Omicron, and American Association of University Women. However, she was most interested in the heritage societies to which she belonged. She was a member of Pierre Menard Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames of America, Daughters of the American Colonists, and Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century, and Daughters of the War of 1812. She held local, state, and national offices in these organizations.

Survivors are daughters Merry Ann (Roger) Malcolm, Kewanee; and Nancy (Randy) Martin, Clinton; grandchildren Brian (Heidi) Malcolm, Aurora; Ginger (Chance) Newingham, Athens; Christopher (Madison) Martin, Fort Myers, FL; and Lauren Martin, Clinton; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Indian Point Presbyterian Church near Athens. Burial will be held at Indian Point Cemetery near Athens.

Rev. Chance Newingham will be officiating.

Memorials may be given to Indian Point Presbyterian Church, Kemmerer Village, or Tamassee DAR School.


  1. Memories of love and friendship are treasures to carry with always. Remembering with you the life of someone so special. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers reach out to you in this difficult time.

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