VAN WERT, Ohio — Mrs. Margaret Anne Cagle Ziegler of Van Wert, formerly of Asheboro, N.C., died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Van Wert Hospice Center in Van Wert.

Mrs. Ziegler was born on Dec. 7, 1933, in Seagrove, N.C., the daughter of Lindsey and Josie Cagle.

Mrs. Ziegler was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Rev. Carl Ziegler; her parents; her sister, Mable Simmons, and daughter-in-law, Nancy Ziegler.


She is survived by daughter and her husband: Buffie (Elizabeth) and Phil Parrish of Brown Summit, N.C.; son and his wife: Lee and Cheryl Ziegler of Chattanooga, Tenn.; son and his wife: Lowell and Yvonne Ziegler of Garner, N.C.; daughter and her husband: Rosanah and Jeff Foster of Van Wert; grandchildren: Adam Parrish and wife Amy, Kate Parrish, Zack Ziegler and wife Jill, Luke Ziegler, Emma, Rachel and Kate Bossong, Jordan and Braden Ziegler, Joseph and Leslie Anne Foster, and her sisters: Pat Ray and husband Gordon, and Linda Cagle of Seagrove, N.C.

The funeral will be Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Oakhurst Baptist Church, 2225 South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, N.C., with Dr. Richard Crider, Chaplain Tim Pheagin and Patricia Gaines officiating. A private family burial will be held. The family will receive friends following the funeral service in the church fellowship hall.

The family would like to acknowledge the compassionate care given to Anne by caregivers Wendy Ames and Felicia Krugh.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, 1159 Westwood Dr., Van Wert, OH 45891 or www.ComHealthPro.org.

Local arrangements were handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.