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Marie Hamrick Willson
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Birth: May 31, 1922
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 23, 2006
Shelby
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA

Marie's obituary was published Thursday, May 25th, in the "Shelby Star":

"Marie Hamrick Willson

May 31, 1922 - May 23, 2006
Shelby Ms. Marie Hamrick Willson, 83, of --- Martin St., died peacefully Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

FUNERAL: Graveside Thursday at noon at Sunset Cemetery
Burial: Sunset Cemetery

VISITATION: The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home.

PERSONAL HISTORY: Ms.Willson was fifth generation and a life long resident of Cleveland County. Her parents were the late Mark Quinn and Mary Etta Price Hamrick. Her ancestor, the Rev. Daniel Button, was the founding minister of Central United Methodist Church where she attended throughout her life. After graduating from Mars Hill College, she worked in the office of Bost Bakery for 33 years. In her retirement, because of her interest in her family history, she became an expert research genealogist. She was an active member of the Broad River Genealogical Society. In collaboration with fellow researchers and cousins, Wilda Haskell and Joe Gold, she provided genealogical material which resulted in Mr. Gold publishing two books of family genealogy. She will be buried in the original section of Sunset Cemetery along side the ancestors which she revered, cataloged and remembered. The accuracy and depth of her genealogical information will allow many future generations to learn about their families.

SURVIVORS: Daughter, Daria Willson of Marietta, Ga.; brother, Dr. James Lehman Hamrick of Spartanburg, S.C.; niece, Mary Cater Boyer of Raleigh; great nieces, Maria Boyer and Anna Boyer of Raleigh; and many cousins.

OFFICIATING CLERGY: Dr. John Boggs and Dr. Joe Reeves
MEMORIALS: Central United Methodist Church, History Room Fund, 200 E. Marion St., Shelby, NC 28150

FUNERAL HOME: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
ONLINE CONDOLENCES: www.claybarnette.com" 
 
Burial:
Sunset Cemetery
Shelby
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Judith Parker-Proctor
Record added: May 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14410733
Marie <i>Hamrick</i> Willson
Added by: Judith Parker-Proctor
 
Marie <i>Hamrick</i> Willson
Added by: Judith Parker-Proctor
 
 
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Charlie, I will always be grateful for all the help you gave me in my NC genealogy.
- Susan Propst Graben
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
Remembering the old days, thinking about you and your family
- Bobby & Sharline Bridges
 Added: Dec. 18, 2010
May you rest in peace in the knowledge that you have lived the good life.
- Betty Masters
 Added: May. 27, 2006
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