RALEIGH - Marie Sugg Page, 91, formerly of Kinston, N.C., died in Raleigh, N.C. on July 13, 2014. Born in Greene County, N.C., Marie graduated from Greene County High School in Hookerton, and attended Meredith College in Raleigh. While working in Washington, D.C., with the Army Air Force, Marie married William S. Page. Following World War II, she and Bill moved to Kinston, where they resided for 50 years, before retiring in Raleigh. Marie was active at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, having served a term on its Vestry, and having been a member of the Altar Guild for a number of years. She also actively supported a number of community organizations over the years, including Lenoir Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, United Way, Community Council for the Arts, and the N.C. Symphony. Marie is survived by her sister, Eleanor Sugg Petteway of Kinston; her sister-in-law, Rachel Gray Sugg of Greene County; her son, William S. Page Jr. and wife Linda, of Kinston; her daughter, Mary Gayle Page Shorkey and husband Bob, of Southern Pines; two granddaughters, Penny Page of Raleigh, and Lane Shorkey Huerta and husband Patrick, of Savannah, Ga.; and one great-granddaughter, Clementine Marie Huerta. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 18, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Kinston, with a reception following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 800 Rountree St., Kinston, NC 28501 or to the
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Published in Free Press on July 16, 2014