Margaret Windham

Obituary of Margaret B. Windham

  Margaret Elouise Windham was born in Guilford County NC on October 19, 1933 to father: Roy Bull of Guildford County and mother: Elma Adkins Bull of Patrick Va.  She was one of seven children (4 now deceased, 3 living).

  Margaret met her husband, Billy Windham while working at Western Electric in Burlington NC. According to her beloved sister Bet, it was love at first site. Bet also shared: Margaret was a very accomplished and much loved secretary there for many years. The couple married in 1953 and remained so for 63 years until Billy’s passing in Aug 2016.

  Together the couple had 6 children, 2 son-in-laws, 4 daughter-in-laws, over 22 grandchildren, and over 17 great grandchildren. The youngest great grandchild Earl Knox Chance Harrelson Jr entering to meet Mammaw Margaret just this past June.

  Margaret passed in the early morning of Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019. She spent her final days in the Efland home of beloved youngest daughter Julia Ann and her husband Paul Graham who so graciously cared for her every need these past 3 years. Margaret’s final days were surrounded by most of her children, their spouses, and some of her grandchildren.

  Margaret was known for having the greenest of green thumbs when it came to her many flower gardens surrounded by stone walls from the Piedmont area to the coast of NC. Only to be out done by the love everyone had of her unbelievable homemade secret recipe biscuits!  The family will be feeling their great loss of her and those biscuits for life times to come.


  Fair well Drendacella!


  A memorial  service will be held on Tuesday October 29, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.  in the Walker's Funeral Home Chapel in Hillsborough with the family recieving friends from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service.

  Walker's Funeral Home in Hillsborough is assisting the family.









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