Merle McGee

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NORTH CANTON, Ohio — Mrs. Merle J. McGee, age 82 of North Canton, Ohio, formerly of Laurinburg, passed away on March 26, 2015.

Merle was born Feb. 2, 1933 in Lancaster, South Carolina to the late Ray and Rebecca Baker. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, the late Franklin McGee. She retired from Abbott Laboratories after many years of dedicated service. She served as a former member of Stewartsville Baptist Church. Merle was a talented published poet who loved reading, cooking and enjoying the outdoors. She cherished her time spent with family, especially with grandchildren and her canine buddies.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Hinson and son-in-law, Wayne Radford.

Mrs. McGee is survived by her children, Vicki Scott and husband John of North Canton, Ohio, Frankie Gore and husband Larry of Texas, Tami Norton and husband Wayne of Laurel Hill, Tena Ammons and husband Richard of Laurel Hill; her sister, Jackie Guinn of Fort Mill, South Carolina; 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday with the funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. in the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Hillside Memorial Park. Pastor Michael Malpass will officiate the service.

The family requests that memorial donations be given in her memory to the New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund, 11480 Hasty Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.

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Richard Boles Funeral Service
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 291-0066
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2015