Margaret M. Lankford departed this life on December 7, 2021. She was born to John Quailes and Mary
Louise Adams. Margaret was born on November 4, 1954. She was educated in the Dorchester County
Public School system and graduated from North Dorchester High School.
Despite her long journey of medical issues, Margaret could always be found with a smile on her face. She
loved Sci Fi movies, puzzles, cooking shows and she loved to cook. Regardless of where she lived she was
lovingly known to most as “Mom.”
She was survived by her life partner Ronald Woolford of 36 years; one daughter, Tyneka Lankford and
one son DeShannon Lankford (Shante’a); and one daughter in love, Tasha Simms. One brother, Richard
Lake (Elizabeth); 11 Grand-children Devantai, Alexis, Caitlyn, Dylan, Justin, Damien, Devan, Jayden,
Shannyn, Christian and Jordan; 2 great grand-children Anastasia and Dylan and a host of nieces,
nephews, cousins and friends.