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Maggie Nowell Garner

Maggie Nowell Garner, 88, of Roanoke Rapids, died Sunday, May 6, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Maggie was the daughter of the late Ransome and Ora Monroe Nowell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Garner; her sisters, Mable Daniels and her husband, J.C., Hazel Pay and her husband, Bob, and Mary Ann Lee and her husband, Dude; brothers, Herbert Nowell and his wife, Hattie, Wilbur Nowell and his wife, Vivian, Ralph Nowell and his wife, Dorothy, James Nowell and his wife, Bessie, George Nowell, and Robert Nowell and his wife, Mary.

She was a charter member of Good News Baptist Church.

Maggie is survived by her daughter, Sheila G. Alford of Roanoke Rapids; two granddaughters, Karen Alford of Roanoke Rapids, and Weslee A. Billiter and her husband, Jeff, of Rocky Point, NC.; two great-grandchildren, Brody Billiter and Parker Billiter; her sisters-in-law, Sister Nowell of Weldon, Edith Gay and Elizabeth Walston, both of Roanoke Rapids; special best friends, June Willey of Roanoke Rapids, Frank and Kathy Fulcher of Durham, and Buck and Bonita Aycock of Red Oak; and several nieces and nephews.

Rev. Jimmy King will conduct funeral services at Good News Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Interment will follow in the Garner-Medlin Family Cemetery on Three Bridges Rd. in Roanoke Rapids.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services, 731 Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids.

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