Margaret Stratton passed away peacefully at the age of 73 on May 4th, 2017 in Houston, TX due to complications associated with cancer. Margaret was born on May 15th, 1943 in Oklahoma City, OK to Charles Gillespie and Nell Wilson Burt. She was raised by her mother, Nell Burt, and her Aunt, Gladys Jarworski, growing up in Douglas, Arizona. She graduated from Douglas High School in 1961. Margaret went on to graduate from the University of AZ in 1968 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Journalism. After her move to Texas in 1968 she began her advertising/ promotion career at KIKK radio then on to KTRH/KLOL And KNUZ/KQUE in sales. After a time at ADvantage Associates she found her love and calling with movie promotions. She spent over 30 years working in the movies with ABC, Plitt, Cineplex Odeon, and ending her career with Alvin Guggenheim & Associates, Moroch Entertainment/Sly Fox. Along her journey, Margaret was co-owner and co-founder of KWES FM radio.
Margaret was incredibly passionate and proud of her family. She is survived by her children; Tami Weitkunat and husband Mike of Cypress, TX; Tom Conway of Conroe, TX; Tim Conway of Spring TX; and step daughter, Jenny Rollit of Arlington OH; seven grandchildren; Tiffany, Tara, Bradley, Ashli, Sydney, Jayce and Natalie. We’re all forever blessed to have had her in our lives. Please share your favorite memories, stories and photos of Margaret in her guestbook below, and share this page with those who knew her. A celebration of life will be held on May 24th at the Edward’s Marq’e Theatre at 7620 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77024 doors open at 1:00 P.M.


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