April 8, 1918 ~ June 9, 2002

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Margaret Rowena Thompson Massie, 84, of 77 Beaverdam Loop, Candler, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, at the Hospice Solace Center in Asheville. Mrs. Massie was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Lon R. and Shirley Rutherford Thompson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Dewitt (C.D.) Massie who died March 6, 1968, and by her son, Jimmy Lee Massie, who died November 29, 1976. She was retired from American Enka/BASF and was a member of Reeves Chapel United Methodist Church. She is survived by four grandchildren, Sheila M. Plemmons of Candler, Rowena M. Brown of Kernersville, Michael L. Massie of Candler and Michelle M. Rout of Mt. Airy; nine great-grandchildren, including Stacy Plemmons of the home and her sons, Mrs. Massie’s two great-great-grandchildren, Dakota and Nicholas; a sister, Nancy Waugh of Asheville and a brother, Cecil Thompson of Asheville. Funeral services will be at 3:30 pm Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Plemmons officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service

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  1. We were very sorry to learn of Margaret’s passing. We regret that we won’t be able to attend the services but please know that our thoughts are with you all.

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  2. I WILL MISS MY AUNT MARGARET I WILL
    NEVER FORGET ALL THE THINGS SHE DID
    FOR MY MOTHER ALL THESE YEARS I
    REMEMBER GOING TO THE GROCERY
    STORE WITH THEM WHEN I WAS A KID
    AND GETTING MY HAIR CUT AND HANGING
    OUT WITH MY COUSIN MIKE WHEN WE WHERE KIDS
    GOD BLESS YOU.

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  3. ERMA AND CHILDREN, So sorry to see that Jimmys mother has passed away. I really hope that you and all your family are doing well. We haven’t seen you in so long now, Also sorry about your mom too. Love, Gary &Pat

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