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Dec. 27, 1914-Oct. 5, 2007

Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Triplett Gwatney, 92, died peacefully early Friday morning at the Brian Center.

Maggie was born in Watauga County to the late Luther Triplett and Della Alma Story Triplett. She was married to the late Magnus Thomas Gwatney. She was a charter member of New Hope United Methodist Church. She was a charter member and past-president of the Methodist Women and was a member of the James Carlisle Sunday school class. Maggie was also an Odd Fellows Alumni.

Graveside services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Martin Armstrong officiating.

Maggie is survived by her daughter, Betty Jean Gauss, and her husband, Ed, of Wilson; her sons, Nick Gwatney of Goldsboro and M. Thomas Gwatney Jr. and his wife, Linda, of Goldsboro; her grandchildren, Bert Rose and wife, Romona, Beth Rose Caudle and husband, Henry, Amy Rose Morris, Mary Margaret Radford and husband, Daryl, Niki Gwatney Hooks and husband, Eric, Doubd Gwatney and Harper Story Gwatney; great-grandchildren, Ali Pearson, Mary Glenn Rose Dinger and husband, Brandon, Caroline Rose, Vance Morris, Jaxson Hooks, and Thomas N. Radford; and great-great-grandchild, Cannon Alexander Dinger.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 200 E. New Hope Road, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 4 until 6 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.


Published in Obituaries on October 5, 2007 2:53 PM