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Margaret Thompson Coleman

July 14, 1924 - January 16, 2010

Margaret Thompson Coleman, 85, died Saturday, January 16, 2010.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 18, 2010 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Revered Reece Jones will be presiding.

Margaret was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She graduated from Leggett High School and helped her first husband in the restaurant business in Farmville. Margaret worked at Pittman’s Department Store in Scotland Neck and also was the hostess at the Charter Room at the Velvet Cloak Inn in Raleigh for a number of years.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas W. Thompson, Sr..

Margaret is survived by her husband, George Lee Coleman; daughters, Janice Thompson Burke and husband Greg of Raleigh and Kathy Thompson Frazier and husband Tom of New Bern; son, Thomas W. “Tommy” Thompson, Jr. and wife Linda of Scotland Neck; sister, Augusta Hood of Tarboro; brothers, Ben Kirkland of Tarboro and Virgil Kirkland and wife Leah Jean of Leggett; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 17, 2010 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 539, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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