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Margaret F. Mast-Ford

February 24, 1934 — September 22, 2022

Margaret Frances Mast-Ford 88, of Pleasant Hill, was born, February 24, 1934, in Pleasant Hill, the daughter of Oscar Sherman and Maggie E. (Burgin) Crawford.  She departed this life, Thursday, September 22, 2022, at the Kansas City Hospice House surrounded with love and family.

Margaret was a 1952 Pleasant Hill High School graduate. 

On November 9, 1954, she was united in marriage to Edward “Buddy” Mast; he preceded her in death on November 17, 1990.  On April 29, 1994, she was united in marriage to John Robert Ford; he preceded her in death on March 2, 2021.

When she was younger Margaret was employed as a switch board operator in Pleasant Hill, later working for City Service in Kansas City, then Western Electric in Lee’s Summit.  Following the birth of her second daughter, she became a full-time homemaker.  She was a member of the Blue Springs United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed sewing, baking, and cooking (she was fond of trying out new recipes for her family) and traveling.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Margaret was also preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Ed Young; two brothers, John Crawford and James Crawford; and two sisters, Minnie Mae McKee and Alice Berry.

She is survived by her daughters, Michelle (and Gary) Bagby and Melinda (and Dennis) Snyder of Pleasant Hill; three grandchildren, Keith (and the late Becky) Higgs of Pleasant Hill, Blake (and Morgan) Higgs of Pleasant Hill, and Matt Snyder of Los Angeles, California; two great grandchildren, Kinley Higgs and Nash Higgs; one brother, Robert “Bob” (and Donna) Crawford of Pleasant Hill; other relatives and friends.

Vistitation and funeral services were held Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the funeral home. Reverend Kevin Low officiated. Interment was in the Strasburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Strasburg Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Edenburn Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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