MARGARET RECORD Obituary – OCT. 17, 1931 – AUG. 16, 2021


Margaret Louise Newman Record, 89, of Henderson passed away Aug. 16, 2021 from cancer. A celebration of life was held Saturday, Aug. 21, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue with Billy Smith, Allison Corinne Hill and Constance Louise Campbell officiating. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
She was born Oct. 17, 1931 in Chester County, the daughter of the late William Aubrey and Flossie Mae Morris Newman. She graduated from Chester County High School in 1949. She married Kenneth Campbell in 1957. They made their home in Whitehaven.
She started her career with Pan American Airlines in 1955 in Philadelphia, spent 10 years with American Airlines and then went to work with Delta Airlines. She retired from Delta Airlines in 1992. She worked in sales and reservations for 38 years. She was a member of the Memphis Chapter of Delta Airlines Pioneers.
She married Walder “Buddy” Record in 2002. They made their home in Germantown for six years before moving back to their hometown of Henderson. They especially enjoyed traveling.
She was a member of the Henderson Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Walder Jesse ‘Buddy’ Record of Henderson; two daughters, Constance Louise Campbell of Henderson and Allison Corinne Hill of McKenzie; a stepson, Jeffrey Walder (Ellen) Record of Montgomery, Ala.; one stepdaughter, Jennifer (Danny) Lowery of Dyersburg; a sister, Barbara (Richard) Newell of Cumming, Ga.; one brother, Larry (Carol) Newman of Olive Branch, Miss.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Newman; and one stepdaughter, Jana Harris.