A memorial service for Margo Jean McCarthy Larkin, 57, Independence, MO will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence, KS. Inurnment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. She died Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.
She was born March 30, 1953 in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of Paul J. and L. Jean McCarthy.
Ms. Larkin moved to Lawrence, KS in 1961. She attended Centennial Grade School, Central Junior High, and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1971. She then attended Emporia State Teachers College and Kansas State College of Pittsburg.
Ms. Larkin was employed at the Department of Motor Vehicles as a clerk in Raytown, MO. Previously, she was employed at Kansas Color Press, Packer Plastic, and Allied Signal, all in Lawrence, Kansas
She married Robert Larkin and they later divorced.
She is survived by her parents, Lawrence, KS; a son, Matthew, Independence, MO; a daughter Amanda Boyce and son-in-law, Bryan, Independence, MO; four grandchildren, Blaine, Tyler, Alison, Chloe; a brother Mark, Lawrence, KS; a niece, Emily; and a nephew, Eric.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Margo Jean Larkin memorial Fund and sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.