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Margaret Gulledge Deese

August 16, 1934 — April 20, 2024

Ruby, SC

Margaret Gulledge Deese

 Robbinsville, NC


          Mrs. Margaret Gulledge Deese, age 89, formerly of Ruby, SC, entered into rest on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Graham Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Robbinsville, NC. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, April 27, 2024 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Thompson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesterfield, SC. The family will greet friends from 10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

          Mrs. Deese was born in the Wexford community of Ruby, SC the daughter of the late Leon Alford “Sweet” and Bessie Jane Allen Gulledge. Mrs. Margaret was a former employee of Jones’ Drug Store and retired from Reeves Brothers. A member of Thompson Creek Baptist Church, she lived in the Wexford community for most of her life before moving to the mountains to be with her daughter. Mrs. Deese was a natural caretaker who devoted many years to caring for her parents. She loved her family and she took pride in helping raise her grandchildren. Margaret enjoyed being outdoors in her garden. Mrs. Deese loved reading her bible and she always kept it close by, even when her eyesight no longer allowed her to read it.

 

          In addition to her parents, Mrs. Deese was also preceded in death by her children, Mickey Short, Jerry Sanders, Peggy Hatcher; brothers, Leon A. Gulledge, Jr., Alan Gulledge, and Wayne Gulledge.

 

          Survivors include her daughter, Ramona (Butch) Posey of Robbinsville, NC; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

           

 

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Deese family.


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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 27, 2024

10:00 - 10:45 am

Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home

318 East Main St., Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Interment

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Thompson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

3403 Wamble Hill Rd, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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