Margaret Dickerson Soto

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Margaret Dickerson Soto, 77, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at Franklin Foundation Hospital.

Margaret was born July 3, 1942 in Jasper, Alabama, the daughter of Luther Elbert Dickerson and Flora Beasley Dickerson.

Margaret was a great wife, mother, and grandmother; above everything, she took care of her family. She was a truck driver for 42 years, traveling the country and supporting her family; her truck, The Pink Palace, was her pride and joy. Margaret had an infectious smile that lit up every room she walked into. When she wasn’t working, Margaret enjoyed dancing and singing karaoke.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 42 years, Joseph “Joey” Soto; three sons, Steven Tompkins and wife Leah of Amelia, Dale Tompkins and fiancé Lindsay Kiffe of Stephensville, Mark Siwietz Sr. and wife Theri of Chicago; three daughters, Brenda Mayet of Schriever, Shelia Barras and husband Randy of Morgan City, Shantell Soto Fryou of Alexandria; sister, Julie Snyder; two half-sisters, Alma Gorney and Marie Funderburk; half-brother, Johnny Dickerson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Flora Dickerson; mother-in-law, Esther Soto; siblings, Luther, Thomas, and Amos Dickerson, Lillie Hebert, Martha Jane Clark, Shirley Jean Lauwert.

Funeral Services will be held AT 2:00 P.M., Monday, August 26, 2019 at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Monday, August 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. After services, Margaret will be laid to rest in Morgan City Cemetery.

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