Margaret Louise Cruthirds Voorhees

March 9, 2023

Margaret Louise Cruthirds Voorhees 90, of Cantonment, FL passed away peacefully March 3, 2023 surrounded by her family. She was born March 22, 1932 in Latimer, MS to Claude and Betty Coleman Cruthirds. 

Louise came to Pensacola in 1951 where she met Glenn Martin Voorhees Jr. at the Sundries Shop in Ensley. They were married on Dec. 7, 1952. She retired from Chemstrand/Monsanto Corp., after 28 years of service, in 1985.  Louise was an active member of Ensley United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her friends at Bible Study or playing Uno, going to water aerobics, working crosswords and word jumbles. She also enjoyed reading and keeping up with family and friends on Facebook.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 51 years Glenn Voorhees, her son Gerald Voorhees, 5 brothers and 1 sister. 

She is survived by her sons Terrell (Cindy) Voorhees, Kenneth (Regina) Voorhees, sister Mrs. Lawles Cauthen, grandsons Christopher (Lindsey) Voorhees, Corey(Sarah) Voorhees, Brian (Brooke) Voorhees, and Michele Voorhees, 8 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson, a special niece Renee (Cliff) Wignall, along with many other  beloved nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held at Faith Chapel North Funeral Home, Cantonment on Friday March 10th with visitation beginning at 11:00 am until services begin at 12:00 with the Reverend Jimmy Cook and Rick Voorhees officiating. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery at 2:00. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Florence Caron for the loving care she provided for the past 20 months.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in her memory to Ensley United Methodist Church or Covenant Care at West Florida Hospital.


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