Margie Sikes McCasland, age 89, passed away Friday morning, July 14, 2017, in San Marcos, Texas.
Margie was born January 31, 1928 to Luther Elby Sikes and Roxie Elizabeth Haltom. She grew up in Bryan, Texas where she met and married Dr. Foy V McCasland on November 28, 1946. They had three children, Rod, Connie and Mike.
Margie was baptized into Christ at an early age and remained a Christian throughout her life. She was always a champion for the underdog and a protector of animals. Margie was an avid Texas A&M fan until the day she died.
Margie and Foy moved to Austin, Texas in 1970. Margie worked for the Texas State Florists' Association where she was a life member.
Margie was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert, Roger Haltom, and Eugene Sikes; and sister, Merle Hearn.
Margie is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Dr Foy McCasland; her sister, Shirley Sikes; her children, Rod and wife, Wynell, Connie and husband, David Goss, Mike and wife, Brenda. Margie is also survived by grandchildren, Brian and wife, Lezli Goss, Heather and husband Paul Newsoroff, Kimberly and husband, Gene Sawyer, Alissa and husband, Tyler Beers, Stephanie and husband Chris Page, Courtney and husband Andy Bunting. Margie is also survived by eight great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation in Margie's name to the Humane Society, the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Association.
There will be a family graveside service for Margie on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Goldthwaite, Texas. For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home at (512) 396-2300 or visit www.thomasonfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book.