MURFREESBORO, NC- Margaret Person Revelle, 85, died peacefully at home on Thursday, October 27, 2011, having been surrounded by the love of family and friends.
She was a native of Louisburg and the daughter of the late Matthew M. Person, Sr. and Mary Burt Harrison Person. After graduating from East Carolina University, she came to Murfreesboro in 1946 to teach Home Economics in the high school. She was a member of Murfreesboro Baptist Church and was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Charles L. Revelle, Jr.
Surviving to cherish her memory are sons, Charles L. III ‘Chuck’ and wife Bonnie of Murfreesboro, Henry and wife Sara of Winton; daughters, Meg and husband David Chapin of Raleigh, Emily and husband Van Beck of Davidson; ten grandchildren, Thomas, Rachel, Emily, Harrison, and Leslie Revelle of Murfreesboro, Dylan Taylor of Winton, Sarah and Samuel Chapin of Raleigh, Patrick and Matthew Beck of Davidson; brother-in-law, John P. Revelle and wife Barbara of Murfreesboro; sister in-law, Mary Ann Person of Louisburg; four nephews, Matt and Brad Person, Jay and Dan Revelle, and one niece, Paige R. Polito.
The family will receive friends at the Woodridge Drive home on Saturday, October 29, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., and at other times.
Funeral services will be Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Murfreesboro Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Dr. Lee Canipe and the Rev. Thomas Caulkins. A graveside service will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Murfreesboro Baptist Church, P.O. Box 124, Murfreesboro, NC 27855, Chowan University, One University Place, Murfreesboro, NC 27855, or Ridgecroft School, P.O. Box 1008, Ahoskie, NC 27910.