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Margaret Emma (Saunier) Bushong

June 19, 1942 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 78)

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Margaret Emma Saunier Bushong, 78, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Southwood Nursing Center with her family by her side.

A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 11:00 am at Spell-Tyndall Grove Cemetery with Rev. Lynn Blackburn officiating.

Born on June 19, 1942 in Stark County, Ohio, Margaret was the daughter of the late Russell and Helen Oswalt Saunier and the widow of the late Herbert I. Bushong.  She was a member of Clinton Family Worship Center and a homemaker all her life, taking pride in raising her children and grandchildren.  Margaret loved her family and friends and cherished the time they shared together. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Margaret is survived by her four daughters: Judy Dean and husband, Harold of Akrron, OH, Susan Mefford and husband, Randy of Westover, WV, Jennifer Hayes of Dayton, OH, Isabelle Barnette and husband, Timmy of Clinton, NC; four sons: Herbert Jr. Bushong and wife, Carol of Atwood, GA, Russell “Amos” Bushong and wife, Donna of Clinton, NC, William “Bill” Bushong and wife, Rechelle of Clinton, NC, Jerry Turner of Florida and one brother, Harry B. Saunier and wife, Sharon of Louisville, OH.  She also leaves behind her seventeen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren, whom she adored.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Gladys South, nephew, Gary Facemire, Jr. and son, Melvin Arthur “Archie” Bushong.

The family will receive friends following the graveside service at the cemetery, and other times at her daughter’s home located at 307 Old Mill Branch Lane, Clinton.

Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Bushong family.

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Graveside Service w/ visitation following
March 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Spell-Tyndall Grove Cemetery
800 Tyndall Grove Rd.
Clinton, NC 28328

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