She was born in Spiritwood, N.D., on Feb. 7, 1926.
She came to Eureka Springs in June, 2008 to live with her daughter, Thresa Ball.
She was preceded in death by her husband John McGillivray; a son, Richard; three sisters; and six brothers.
She is survived by three sons, Howard, of North Dakota, John, Jr., of California and Rodney of Nevada; and three daughters -- Virginia Worthington and Jackie Clark of Grants Pass, Ore., and Thresa Ball of Eureka Springs.
She has 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.