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Eugenia McCray McAlister
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1931
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 2, 2010
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. McAlister, 78, of Charlotte NC, died peacefully at home on May 2, 2010. She was born in Charlotte NC on June 17, 1931, daughter of the late Harrison Rowland McCray and Sarah Black McCray. She attended Charlotte city schools, Queens College, and graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, in 1953. She is survived by her husband, John W. McAlister, Jr., a son, Peter Vanstory, Jr. of Ocean View, Hawaii, a daughter, Leigh Vanstory Poe and husband Tom Poe of Charlotte, a granddaughter Caroline McCray Poe; her brother Harrison R. McCray, Jr. and wife, Audrey, and their three children. In addition, she leaves five step-children, Betsy McAlister Groves and husband Tim Groves of Cambridge, MA, Margaret McAlister of Homestead, FL, Sally McAlister Marszalek and husband Fred, of Smithfield, RI, John W. McAlister III of Charlotte, and the late Cynthia McAlister. Eugenia was a devoted and much-loved grandparent to ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

She was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church, serving the congregation in many capacities for over 60 years. Eugenia's deep faith and courageous spirit were an inspiration to all of her family and friends.

Visitation was held at The Cypress of Charlotte, 3442 Cypress Club Drive, from 4:30-6:30 PM on Monday, May 3rd. A memorial service was held at Christ Episcopal Church on Tuesday May 4 at 2:00 PM, with a reception following the service. [Inurnment was in The Memorial Garden of Christ Church,1412 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28207]

The family expresses gratitude to the staff of Presbyterian Hospice, the Presbyterian Cancer Center, and the caregivers at The Cypress.

J. B. Tallent Funeral Service is assisting the family. 
 
Burial:
Christ Episcopal Church Memorial Garden
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Steve Boyette
Record added: Nov 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80742650
 

 
 
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