Margie Upright Plyler Church
1923 - 2020
August 18, 1923
November 17, 2020
Margie Upright Plyler Church

August 18, 1923 - November 17, 2020

Margie Church of Kannapolis, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at the age of 97.

Margie was born Aug. 18, 1923, to Charles Crawford and Fannie Overcash Upright.

She retired from Cannon Mills Plant 1 having working in the sewing room, sheet department, and set department. One of her greatest achievements was playing women's softball for Enochville as pitcher and first baseman when the team won the state championship. She also enjoyed square dancing and continued dancing into her seventies.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, J.B. Plyler Sr.; two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors are her husband of 25 years, Clyde W. Church of Kannapolis; children, Vicky Pickard of Kannapolis and John Plyler Jr. of Concord; stepsons, Michael Church (Wanda) of Concord and Melvin Church of Mooresville; stepdaughter, Marlene Rule (Ronnie) of Winston-Salem; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters, Connie Burris, Rosalee Upright and Doris Hodge; and brother, Robert Upright.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private service is planned.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Crown Pointe Baptist Church, 703 Tennessee St., Kannapolis, NC 28083 or to Coldwater Baptist Church, 1045 Union St. S, Concord, NC 28025.

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Published by Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune on Nov. 20, 2020.
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Margie was such a sweet and kind lady and will be missed greatly by those who were fortunate enough to know her. The last time I saw her she of spoke of how proud she was of her children. Vickey and Johnnie, thank you both for being such wonderful friends and neighbors to my family. We send our love and prayers in hopes that God will bring comfort to your heart and that his spirit lift and strengthen you always.
Tracey and Linda Saunders
November 28, 2020
Vicky, so sorry to hear about mom. Remember you all well from Coldwater Baptist Church when we were growing up. May God give you the peace and comfort only He can do now and in the days ahead
Deborah Sanders Roach, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
November 21, 2020
Our smypathy to John Plyler and all the family during this time. Love and prayer's, Joe and Susan
Joe and Susan Fox
November 20, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss I knew her all my life. Went to school with her children. Was always nice to me. May God bless you all and give you special comfort in this time of despair.
Steve Sanders
November 20, 2020