SHELBY - Margaret Linkous, 87, formerly of Gastonia, passed away Nov. 29, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Med. Center, Shelby.
She was born Aug. 21, 1925, in Tazewell, Va., daughter of the late Reece and Utoka Mundy.
Mrs. Linkous was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Margaret thought, as the song says, Christmas was the most wonderful time of the year. She liked the "Young At Heart Club" in McAdenville.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Wade Wallace.
The family will receive friends from noon-1 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Peery Linkous, Melissa Scruggs, Cindy Foultz and Matthew Linkous; five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Peery Walter Linkous; and son, William Moss Linkous.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.