Margaret Alice Bowlby Ceddia, 90, of Chatham, Va., passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, while a resident of Chatham Health & Rehab, Chatham, Va. She was born on June 21, 1928, in Washington, N.J. to the late Gladys Rush Bowlby and the late Herbert Bowlby and was married to the late Michael Ceddia. Margaret worked as both a secretary and a homemaker after she completed high school. Margaret leaves behind a loving family which includes three daughters, Nancy Zenes of Matthews, N.C., Janice Hammell of Chatham, Va., and Barbara Roberts of Gretna, Va.; a son, Timothy Hammell of Chatham; as well as 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren. In additional to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Robert Hammell. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Watson Memorial Methodist Church, 136 North Main St., Chatham, Va. officiated by the Rev. Blair O'Quinn. A visitation of friends will take place on Monday, June 3, 2019, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services Mount Hermon Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the Chatham Vol. Fire Dept., P.O. Box 192, Chatham, VA 24531. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Ceddia family. Online condolences may be made at

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