Margaret Darlene Theresa Rich of Neosho, Mo., died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at her home following a sudden illness. She was 68.

Mrs. Rich was born Jan. 3, 1940, in Chicago, Ill. She moved to the Neosho-Goodman, Mo., area in 1979.

She was a retired truck driver and was presently working at Scholastic Neosho since 1992.

She attended the Cutting Edge Ministries in Miami.

Survivors include four children, Maureen Nichols of Mounds, Bob Martin of Miami, Kenny Martin of Neosho and Bill Martin, Webb City, Mo.; one sister in Chicago, 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Clark Funeral Home-Chapel of Memories in Neosho. Pastor Monroe Cole will officiate. Burial will be in Howard Cemetery in Goodman, Mo.

Pallbearers will be Bob Martin, Kenny Martin, Bill Martin, Mark Nichols, Brian Clark, Derek Clark and Mark C. Nichols Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Martin and Colton Hines.

Friends may call at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, Mo., from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.

The family has request that memorial contributions be made to the Shrine Crippled Children Fund in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, Mo. 64850