Margaret (Proctor) Soles

February 7, 1926 ~ September 16, 2020 (age 94)


Margaret Proctor Soles, age 94 of Whiteville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.  She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family.

She has been reunited in heaven with her parents; Everette Proctor and Letha Cartrette Proctor, siblings Kathleen P. Hobbs, James Proctor, Doris P. Batten, Lenox Proctor, Bobby Proctor, and Mitchell Proctor and granddaughters, Ashley Soles and Tina Jones.

Margaret will be lovingly remembered by her three sons: John Soles (Linda) of Manson, NC, Terry Soles (Kathy) of Whiteville, NC, and Mickey Soles (Janet) of Whiteville, NC; her four daughters: Peggy S. Ward-Ragland (Wes) of Cookeville, TN, Janet S. Pennell of Whiteville, NC, Judy S. Cartrette (Ronnie) of Clinton, NC, and Robin S. Barnhardt (Art) of White Oak, NC; and her sister: Lillian P. Soles of Whiteville, NC.  She was blessed with 23 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.

Margaret was born in Columbus County, NC, on February 7, 1926.  She was a member of White Marsh Baptist Church and the Rachel Sunday School Class.  Margaret was known for her green thumb and love of flowers as well as her endearing laugh.  She enjoyed attending church, reading books, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends.

Because of health issues and Covid-19, a private graveside ceremony will be held for children and their spouses only, at Flynn Cemetery with Dr. Scott Lewis and Dr. Marjorie Roberson officiating.  Please respect this request.  Other family and friends who wish to say goodbye may visit McKenzie Mortuary, Whiteville, NC, on Friday, September 18, 2020, between the hours of 5 and 7 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to White Marsh Baptist Church at 341 Whitehall Rd., Whiteville, NC, 28472, Columbus County Department of Aging/Meals on Wheels at P.O. Box 1327, Whiteville, NC  28472 or Community Home Care and Hospice at 333 Jefferson Street, Whiteville, NC  28472.

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