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Mary "Maggie Jo" Berry Orgain
Date of Death or Service Aug 22, 2017

 Mary “Maggie Jo” Berry Orgain, age 97 of Dickson, TN died on August 19, 2017.  Visitation is scheduled for Monday, August 21, 2017 from 5pm until 8pm.  A funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2pm at the Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Lee officiating and her granddaughter, Brooke Orgain giving the eulogy.  Place of rest will be in the Dickson County Memorial Gardens.  For those desiring, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Humane Society of Dickson County. 

Maggie Jo was born at home in Burns, TN on February 23, 1920.  She was a daughter of the late Joseph Collins “Joe” Berry and Margaret Susan “Maggie” Stuart Berry.  She was a graduate of the Dickson High School, class of 1937.  She later received a degree from the Nashville Business College, and for a short time she worked for the Bell Telephone Company.  On December 16, 1942, she joined in marriage to William D. Orgain, a journey that would last 46 years.  For over 22 years, Maggie Jo was the bookkeeper for the Orgain Insurance Agency.  She served as a member of the Dickson First United Methodist Church for 61 years. 

In addition to her parents Maggie Jo was preceded in death by her husband, William D. “W.D.” Orgain; her sister, Lula Berry Smith; her brother, Newell Berry; and 3 nephews.

She is survived by her son, Robert W. “Bob” Orgain, MD (Morgan); her daughter, Marilyn Pomphrey; her 4 grandchildren, Robert J. Pomphrey, MD (Rene), Jennifer, McMillen, MD (J.C.), Brooke Orgain, ADA, Charlotte Shockley; 5 great grandchildren. 


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