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Obituary: Margaret P. Mings, Columbus

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Margaret P. Mings, 77, of Columbus, passed from this life at 8:42 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Mings was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Holiness Church. She loved the time she spent with all of her grandchildren and enjoyed reading and sewing.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Nathan R. Shockley officiating. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday. Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Holiness Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the Mings family at

Born in Columbus, January 28, 1936, Mrs. Mings was the daughter of Robert Jess and Florence Edell Pruitt Manis. She married William E. Mings March 5, 1951. He preceded her in death September 4, 2009.

Survivors include sons, Bill (Janet) Mings of Scipio, Ronald Mings of Greenwood, and Steven (Teresa) Mings of Columbus; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mrs. Mings was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter, Diana Blair; and sisters, Alberta Bohall and Jean Adams.

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