March 31, 1934 ~ January 8, 2021
Born in: Tigerville, SC
Resided in: Candler, NC
Margie Pitman McGill, 86 of Candler passed away January 8, 2021 at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center from COVID19 complications.
Born in Tigerville, SC she lived most of her life in Asheville and Candler. Margie was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Robert H. “Bob” McGill and daughter Elizabeth “Beth” McGill McCain.
She and her husband met when they were children at the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home in Greenwood, SC. and grew up having a “deep faith in God.”
She is survived by daughter Jennie McGill Blevins and husband Tom of Ayden, NC and son-in-law Robert McCain, husband of the late daughter Beth.
Mrs. McGill retired from the Asheville Fire Department having worked as secretary to the Chief for 35 years. She was a member of Pole Creek Baptist Church and volunteered with ABCCM in the soup kitchen. She was a devoted, loving mother and wife and an excellent cook who enjoyed baking and distributing her pound cakes throughout Buncombe County. She always had a ready smile and brought joy to all who knew her.
A private service and burial will take place for the immediate family at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Reverend Dennis Thurman officiating.
The family wishes to express much gratitude to the “heroes” at Pisgah Health Care Center for their excellent loving care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children’s Home; PO Box 1178; Greenwood, SC 29648-1178.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.