After graduation Margaret continued on to Mercy Hospital School of Nursing of New Orleans, Louisiana, graduating in 1965. She married Norman Anthony Oubre Sr., (1966) and with that union had Scott Anthony (1966), Renee Frances (1969), John McCormack (1970), and Norman Anthony Jr. (1980) deceased. Relocated to Atlanta, Georgia (1978). Divorced in (1984). Re-married John Jay Tice, IV (1989). Relocated to Herndon, Virginia (1990) and then Wytheville, Virginia (1993). She continued her joy of nursing as an instructor until her unexpected death (1998). She also leaves five granddaughters and five grandsons.