Margery “Marge” Tackett

January 6, 1936 - August 2, 2018

Margery “Marge” Tackett, age 82, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, August 2, 2018.

Born in Pikeville, Kentucky on January 6, 1936, she was 1 of 8 children to the late Berry and Polly Ann (Sloan) Parker. Marge was a talented and loving homemaker that dedicated her life to caring for her family.

Marge was a very strong willed woman who had the patience of a saint. She was as a hard worker with a huge loving heart and was always willing to help anyone in need. An animal lover, Marge had a special place in her heart for stray animals. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mom, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend to many.

In addition to her parents, Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer C. Tackett; son, Paul “Ed” Tackett; and 6 siblings. She is survived by her children, Pamela Harter, Deborah Porta (Kip) and Brenda L. Tackett; sister, Gypsey Coleman; many grand and great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE followed by a funeral service at 1 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.


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10 Condolences for Margery “Marge” Tackett

  • Dear Pam & Family,
    Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your mom. Your mom was a beautiful woman inside and out and she will be missed by so many. You and her family were her world and she yours. I know her passing is a tremendous loss and I’m praying for peace and comfort for you. I’m so sorry for your loss and know your mom is now rejoicing in heaven with the Lord and all of her family members whom were waiting for her. She is at peace now and no longer in pain. She fought a long hard fight with courage and dignity. She is your guardian angel now and will always protect and watch over you.

  • So sorry to hear about Aunt Marge. Love and prayers to all the family. From the family of her Sister Gypsy Coleman.

  • Aunt Marge and Uncle Paul were the best family you could have. So sorry for your loss. Liove Jo

  • Brenda and family,
    Sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a sweetheart to us all. She is at peace now and even though she is not with you physically you will always have your memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

  • Mom (Pam) I’m sorry for the loss of your mom I know that this has been difficult for you taking care of her in the last month of her life I’m sure being with you brought her much joy I love you if u need anything let me know.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. That was an amazing video. She was an extraordinary woman full of love and kindness. XOXO

  • Pam , Debbie ,Brenda and families , I am so sorry to learn of Aunt Marge’s passing I know she will be sorely missed by all . When I think if her it will always be from family times together in our youth , as a result I only have happy memories of a fun loving firecracker ! I know she was a rock and a rock star to you all , make her strength your own and relish all the great memories that you all have .My most sincere thoughts are with you all . John Tackett

  • So sorry,love and hugs!RIP Marge

  • Pam &Brenda so sorry to hear of your mother passing. Not sure if you remember me when you came to aunt Josies me and marge would spend time with each other even after Jr and I separated.. your mom was a very special lady. Everything they wrote was so true. Always there for all. All I have to say is TO KNOW HER WAS TO LOVE HER. RIP beautiful lady. God be with all the family She is now a beautiful Angel looking down on you

  • Dearest Cousins, I am so saddened to hear of aunt Marges passing, we would talk on the phone occasionally. They are finally together again, know that my thoughts and prayers are with you, and my heart is heavy