Margie Wike

Margie Link Wike

CHINA GROVE - Margie Link Wike, 75, of China Grove, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Big Elm Nursing Center, Kannapolis.

She was born Jan. 26, 1938, in Iredell County, a daughter of the late Harold and Irene Gregory Link.

Margie was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family and her baby "Sissy," the family dog.

She was a member of New Testament Independent Baptist Church where she had sung in the choir and was a member of a quartet as long as her health permitted. She loved working in her flower garden and enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Michael Ray Wike of the home; three sons, Terry (Tammy) Wike of Salisbury, Rocky and Ricky Hoffman of China Grove; a daughter, Kathy (Lloyd) Joines of Landis. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Service and Visitation: Funeral services will be 12 Noon Wednesday, March 27 at New Testament Independent Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Bobby Utley, pastor. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. At other times, the family will be at the residence.

Memorials: May be made to New Testament Independent Baptist Church, 5140 Irish Potato Road, Kannapolis, NC.

Whitley's Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Wike. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Salisbury Post on Mar. 26, 2013