Margaret G. McLarty

margaret mclarty
Margaret Glenn McLarty, 95, of Black Mountain died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. Mrs. McLarty was born in Buncombe County and was the daughter of the late Dr. C.F. and Margaret Johnston Glenn. She was married to the Rev. James B. McLarty who died in 1984, and was also preceded in death by her brother, Fulton Glenn of Asheville. Mrs. McLarty was a graduate of Asheville High School and Greensboro College. She taught high school English at Charles D. Owen, North Buncombe, and Enka High Schools. She was a member of Black Mountain United Methodist Church. Surviving are one daughter, Eileen Fulton of New York, NY; two sons, Charles Furman McLarty of Fort Mill, SC and James Fulton McLarty of Camden, Maine; and one granddaughter Kate McLarty. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Thursday at Black Mountain United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerald Collins officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. I would like send my condolences to the family. I am Stella and Walter’s grand-daughter, Kay Johnston Roberts. Andy M. Johnston was my father. Andy died 01-01-2001.
    My husband and I bought the old Johnston farmhouse on Glenn Bridge Rd. (now called Glas View)in Arden last year from Lewis and Greta Johnston.I was unable to attend the viewing or the service but would like to take this opportunity to say hello and send family well wishes and memories to you all. If you should ever be out our way, we are listed in the phone book and would love to meet you.Peace to you all. Kay

  2. In 1954 I was in the 8th grade at Cannon Jr. High in Kannapolis. Mrs. Heaton (as she was known to us kids) was my homeroom teacher and English teacher. She was a delightful lady and I have such fond memories of her. We had a school trip and I still have a picture of her from that trip. She would tell us of her famous daugter in New York and things about other family members. I thought she was a great lady and I thank God for that year in her class. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. I will never forget this fine lady and teacher. She was my teacher at Harrisburg High School. She made a great impression on my life.She would talk about her famous daughter and she got my whole family interested in watching her on the soaps. I remember when they live on Union Street in Concord and she invited me to come to her house and watch the Christmas parade. What a wonderful person she was and such a wonderful teacher. She will never be forgotten in my heart. I will remember her forever.

  4. We are saddened to learn of Margaret’s death. We have many mutual remembrances of ministry in Black Mountain. Sorry we are in Florida for the winter and not able to be with you. Our Love, John & Sara.

  5. Dearest Eileen,
    I have just found out about your mom from Bill Stroupe. I would wirite you by US Mail, but I don’t seem to have the correct adddress. Just want you to know how very much I’m thinking about you and am sending my love and sympathy. Nonnie

  6. My family is saddened to learn of Mrs. McLarty’s passing. She was such a gracious lady. Her family was very close to my mother’s sister, Mayfield Cook, and I remember sitting beside Mary Margaret in the choir at Forest Hill
    UMC. Lots of great memories of Mr. McLarty being the pastor at Forest Hill. Meeting ‘Eileen Fulton’ was a special treat and hearing her voice was just such a beautiful sound.
    Sue Byrd Eury

  7. Dearest Eileen, Jimmy and Charles,
    I have just found out about your dear and precious mom from a mutual friend there in Asheville. Mrs. McLarty was a very special lady, and we shall all miss her very much. I count myself very fortunate to have known both your parents from way back in my childhood years. Please know that I am sending my love and sympathy to you, Nonnie

  8. To my cousins McLarty-

    Aunt Janie (Furman) just called to let me know of the death of your mom, by which I am left quite bereft. The last time I saw her was at my own mother’s burial. As I sit here typing I am crying profusely. Your Mom and Dad, both, where very, very special and important people in my life and I will always miss them both. And you are family, who shaped the structure of childhood with your kinship. Please know that my fond thoughts and tenderest feelings are with you.

  9. I was saddened to read of Mrs. McLarty’s death in the paper. I was a student at North Buncombe High School (1967-1971) during her years there as a teacher. I remember her friendly disposition,
    smile, and her pride in her children. I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to her family.

  10. Just to share with you your mother was my teacher at North Buncombe High School in 1968 she was a wonderful teacher and person. She gave so much of her self to all of her students.
    My prayers will be with you
    Margaret Collins Ponder

  11. I am so sorry for your loss. My mother is still living, so I can only imagine how you are feeling. I was a student of Mrs. Margaret McLarty at Harrisburg High School, NC. She taught 7th grade English/Literature. She was a wonderful teacher and person. During my seventh grade year, Mrs. McLarty had to go to the hospital, for what I can’t remember. My mother took me to visit her in the hospital. Mrs. McLarty sent a thank you note to me that I kept for MANY years. She was so special – and made me feel special. God Bless you. Martha Brown Furr

  12. I want to express my sincere sympathy to Mrs McLarty’s family in the lost of their Mother. I was a student of her’s at A.L.Brown High School in Kannapolis, N.C. and want you all to know what a profound impression she made on my life. She was one of my favorite teachers and she demanded a lot from her students and also commanded a lot respect from her students. God bless each of you and always know that she will always be remembered with fondness.

  13. Dear Eileen,
    Although I never met your mother I know she had to have been quite a lady to have created such a wonderful person like you are.I am glad that I did get to write to her on several occasions and send her pictures from your cabaret shows.You would always thank me and tell me how much she enjoyed them and I always enjoyed writting to her and sending her those special pictures.I am sorry that I can not be there with you but my heart goes out to you and your brothers and entire family.My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.I am blessed to have you her daughter as a dear friend.

  14. Charles, Please accept our deepest sympathy at the loss of your Mother. We attended the service for Duke Ison’s Mother this morning in Charlotte. Mack & June Helsabeck

  15. My heart goes out to you,Eileen,and to your brothers at this difficult time.

    Carolyn Horton

  16. Charles, we send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Your mother was very dear to us and we missed her when she left the area. She was special.

  17. Jimmy and Family,I just read about your mother in the Charlotte Observer. She is a beautiful lady. I talked to her several years ago when we were planning a Concord High School re-union. She was a very delightful lady and proud of you. I really enjoyed talking with her. My thoughts are with you.

  18. We fondly remember your being in Concord at Forest Hill U. Methodist Church. We want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Jackie and Robert L. Burrage
    Jackie, Robert E., and Charles

  19. A loss of a parent is hard at anytime, but at least we all have the hope that knowing someday we will go and be with them if we prepare ourselves. May God comfort you all and keep you all during this time of loneliness.

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