Margaret Cynthetta Ikard, age 59, of Statesville, N.C., passed away October 1, 2021, at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville. She was born March 4, 1962, in Iredell County, N.C., the daughter of the late Theodore Daye and Thondla Parker.

She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Danny Wayne Ikard Sr.; stepson, Damond Norman; brother, James Parker; and sister-in-law, Shelby Ann Ikard.

Margaret was a devoted and lifelong member of Highland Acres Church of Christ. She loved to read, especially anything historical, but most of all she was devoted to her family and loved time spent in their company.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Alonzo Parker (Simyon England); daughters, Shanika Parker, Nukikda Ikard (Ronnie Malone) and Khani Ikard; stepsons, Raymond Ramsuer, Davonta Faison and Danny Wayne Ikard Jr. (Nina); 25 grandchildren; brothers, Tim Parker, Fredrick Daye, Clifford Daye and James Daye; sisters, Hope Gillispie (Chris), Carol Jamison (Bernard) and Michelle Byard (Johnny); three special sisters, Missy Daye, Michelle Gentry and Thomasine Chambers; aunt, Ida Davis; brothers-in-law, Tony Ikard, Kevin Turner and Cedric Turner; sister-in-law, Belinda Clark (Billy); and numerous other loving family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel, 135 E. Front Street, Statesville, NC 28677.

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