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Margaret Lewis Cleetwood

Born: Sat., Feb. 17, 1923
Died: Thu., Dec. 6, 2012

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Margaret Lewis Cleetwood, age 89, died peacefully Thursday (December 6, 2012) at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday at Carthage First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Rick Martindale and the Rev. Tom Currie officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

A native of Moore County she was the daughter of the late Coy Stephen Lewis and Elma Morrison Lewis. She was a graduate of Flora McDonald College (now St. Andrews College) where she was named AaA"May QueenAaA her senior year.

Margaret married Dr. Cleet C. Cleetwood in 1946 and enjoyed 60 years of marriage before his passing in 2007. She taught home economics and chemistry for many years and was very involved with many different church preschool programs. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church where she held many different offices and was given the Honorary Life Membership from the Presbyterian Women. She was an avid bridge player and was currently serving as president of the Pinehurst Chapter of the Southern Dames of America.

She was preceded in death by: a daughter, Suzanne Cleetwood; sisters, Patricia Lewis Stephens and Hazel Lewis McLaurin; and a brother, Coy Stephen Lewis, Jr.

Survivors include her daughters Lucinda Casey and husband, David of Carthage; Nancy Carter of Carthage and husband,. Nick of Martinsville; and a son John Cleetwood and fiance Amy Allen of Carthage; sister Betty Garner, of Robbins; four grandchildren, Chris Casey and wife, Mackenzie of Durham, Brian Casey and wife, Jeanna of Eagle Springs, Nicholas Cleetwood Carter and Caroline Suzanne Carter of Carthage; and five great-grandchildren, Will & Troy Casey of Durham and Sophie, Kate & Allie Casey of Eagle Springs.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church building fund, P.O. Box 397, Carthage, NC 28327.

Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Cleetwood Family.

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Kitty Brewer Spillman
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Kitty Brewer Spillman lit a candle for Margaret Lewis Cleetwood

Benny and Susan Cole
   Posted Fri December 07, 2012
Benny and Susan Cole lit a candle for Margaret Lewis Cleetwood

Hope Brewer
   Posted Fri December 07, 2012
Hope Brewer lit a candle for Margaret Lewis Cleetwood

Hope Brewer
   Posted Fri December 07, 2012
Lucinda,Nancy and Family-You are in my thoughts and prayers. Blessings during this time and always.

Peggy McKenzie
   Posted Fri December 07, 2012
My prayers & thoughts are with the family

Jimmie Ann Lassiter
   Posted Sat December 08, 2012
Jimmie Ann Lassiter lit a candle for Margaret Lewis Cleetwood

Jim and Cheryl Wooten
   Posted Sat December 08, 2012
Thinking of you today in the loss of your Mother. We did not check our computer yesterday and only saw the obitary this morning after reading your facebook message. We will keep you in our prayers these next days. The picture you posted was so sweet. We hope the end was peaceful. Bless you all during this Christmas season as you spend time together and grieving over the loss of your Mother.
Love to you and your family, Jim and Cheryl Wooten

John and Rhonda Bullock
   Posted Sat December 08, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. We have fond memories of your mother.

Grace Dunlap Stevens
   Posted Sat December 08, 2012
Grace Dunlap Stevens lit a candle for Margaret Lewis Cleetwood

   Posted Sun December 09, 2012
We are very sorry to hear of the death of your Mother.
We will be remembering your family in prayer.

Sally Sugg wheeler
   Posted Tue December 11, 2012
Fond memories of the years on Churchill drive.

Pat Brown
   Posted Wed December 12, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
at this time of loss. The Lord will give you strength
to continue on your journey of grief.

God's Peace,
Staff and Pat Brown, Director of Aftercare
Pines Funerals