Margaret Newman, 87, of Hendersonville went Home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Hendersonville Health & Rehab after a short illness.
Born in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late C.W. White and Ruth Schroder White. Margaret was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Newman who died in 2001, and by her sisters, Wilda Linder and Stella Stubbs, and by her great-grandson, Conner Maybin.
She lived most of her life in Henderson County and was a self-employed beautician and owner of Marguerite’s House of Beauty until she retired in 1992 after 30 years’ service.
Margaret was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. She served her community as a volunteer at the Hendersonville Police Department, VA and DSS. She was a member of BPOE #1616 Elks Lodge of Hendersonville. Margaret was an avid tennis player and reader who also loved to swim and travel. She cherished the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Margaret is survived by her daughter, Cheryl McCrain and husband, Roy; her son, Robert “Max” Newman and wife, Gwen, all of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Cara Hackett (Shawn ) of Charlotte, Erin Maybin (Justin) of Hendersonville, Jason Newman (Mandy), Cody Newman (Fancy) and Jena Newman, all of Hendersonville; great-grandchildren, Tyler Hackett, Aaron Hackett, Sawyer Maybin, Jackson Newman, Hunter Newman, Adalyn Newman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 am Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Reverend Roy Perry will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hope Academy, 405 Rutledge Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739, or to Refuge Baptist Church, 27 Oleta Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum
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