Margaret Adeline Harrington, 86, of Taylorsville, passed away on February 24, 2017 in Valley Nursing.
Born on May 14, 1930, in Wilkes County, daughter of the late Clarence Andrew and Lacy Anderson Kerley, she was a member of Salem Lutheran Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Clarence Kerley Jr.; a brother, James H. Kerley; and a sister, Shirley K. Campbell.
Margaret was employed at Southern Devices and well known from Town and Country Drug. She enjoyed her flowers and the beach, as well as being an avid reader. She loved cooking and especially playing with the grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Tillet “Gerald” Harringtion of the home; along with two daughters, Donna Tisi of Taylorsville, and Gloria Chester and husband James of Hickory. Mrs. Harrington will be remembered by a son, Dennis Harrington, of Taylorsville. Five grandchildren survive, Stacy, Isreal, Chris, Julie, and Scarlet, and five great-grandchildren, Sage, Gracie, Hallie, Skylar, and Mcartney. Two sisters will cherish her, Mabel Martin and Francis Douglas, both of Taylorsville. There are several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Salem Lutheran Church, on Sunday, February 26, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., with funeral services at the church at 3:30 p.m., with Pastor Ray Olendoff officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of Salem Lutheran Church, 4005 NC Hwy. 16 N, Taylorsville, NC 28681; and/or Hospice of Catawba County, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.