Margaret “Maggie” McCants aged 93 years, of Asheville, North Carolina, passed away peacefully due to complications of COVID-19 on the evening of Sunday, January 17, 2021.
Maggie was born in Asheville, NC on June 15, 1927. She is preceded in death by her parents William McCants and Margaret McCants. Maggie is survived by her niece, Carol McCants of Raleigh, NC.
Maggie attended David Miller High School, Asheville, NC and graduated from Flora MacDonald College in Red Springs, North Carolina with a bachelor’s degree. Maggie lived most of her life on Cumberland Avenue in her family home in Montford. Maggie worked for the Asheville radio station WSKY from 1949 to 1994. During this time, she was blessed with forming lifelong friendships. Maggie also loved the friends with whom she had deep relationships through her 50 years of her Bridge Club.
Maggie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Asheville for over 50 years. Maggie was an artist and shared her talents in needlepoint, knitting, crocheting, and detailed beadwork. She took great pride in her family heritage to the Snee Farm Plantation located at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Eliada Home for Children at http://www.eliadalegacy.org/.
Maggie's family and friends wish to extend their gratitude to her caregivers at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center and Harmony Assisted Living (formerly The Crossings).
A private graveside service will be held in Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Winnsboro, SC.
Morris Funeral & Cremation Care and Pope Funeral Home are serving the family and condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.morrisfamilycare.com and www.popefuneralhomesc.com.
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