Margaret Lackey

GASTONIA - Margaret Lee Caldwell Lackey, 84, passed away April 9, 2014, at Caromont Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 4, 1929, native of Gaston County, daughter of the late Doyle and Esther Boch Caldwell.

She retired from Pharr-Yarns after 50 years of service and loved her family dearly.

She is survived by her son, Chris Lackey; daughters, Mary Carpenter and Sharon Lackey; 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by, her husband, Ralph Lackey and brother, J.D. Caldwell.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Westside Hope Church of God, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Tony Hopper.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Service - South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.

Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Gaston County, 306 South Columbia St., Gastonia, NC 28054.

Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

Condolences may be made online at

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service, Westside Chapel
216 Archie Whitesides Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 867-5521

Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 11, 2014