BESSEMER CITY - Margie Cunningham Hutchins, 86, departed to her new home in Glory on Dec. 11, 2012.
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She was born Feb. 13, 1926, in Cramerton, to the late William Henry and Bonnie Dalton Cunningham.
Margie was a charter member of Sunnyside Baptist Church, Bessemer City where she served as church secretary, GA leader, Sunday school teacher and choir member. Margie retired from Wix after 43 years of service.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Kermit Lee Hutchins Sr.; son and daughter-in-law, Kermit L. Jr. and Debbie Hutchins of Stanley; daughters and son-in-law, Gail and Alfred Croft Jr. of Bessemer City, Vickie Hutchins Sprinkle of Winston-Salem; brothers, Melvin Cunningham of Bessemer City, Ray Cunningham of Gastonia; sister, Betty Jean Eckard of Hickory; grandchildren, Kermit L. Hutchins III of Cherryville, Jovi White of Gaffney, S.C., Kevin Hutchins of Kings Mountain, Crystal Hutchins of Stanley, Wesley Croft of Bessemer City, John Baucom of Gastonia, Jason Rochelle of Fort Campbell, Ky., Charlie and Clinton Sprinkle of Winston Salem; five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Peggy Ann Hutchins Wise; son, Christian Scott Hutchins; brother, James Cunningham; sisters, Margaret Hill, Joyce Tate, Nina Hendren.
Her funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Sunnyside Baptist Church with the Revs. James Ellis and Roger Yarborough officiating.
Interment will follow at Sunnyside Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the church and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Gaston County Adult Nutrition Program, 330 N. Marietta Street, Gastonia, NC 28052.
To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.
Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City.
Sisk-Butler Funeral Home
PO Box 366
Bessemer City, NC 28016
Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 13, 2012