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Marjorie Jean "Marge" McKendry

ASHEBORO — Marjorie Jean "Marge" McKendry, age 86, of Asheboro passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at TerraBella Assisted Living. 

Ms. McKendry was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota, on April 13, 1937, to Floyd and Rose Wagner Brammer.

Marge was a homemaker and was formerly employed at Food Town/Lion in the meat department. She loved her church, First United Methodist in Asheboro.

In addition to her parents, Marge was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Brammer.

Marge loved to cook and bake. She was most known for her casseroles, her meatloaf and her cookies called roll ups. Her home was the gathering place for all. She loved to do crafts, ceramics and painting. 

She is survived by her children, James Edward McKendry (Steven Yarborough) of Virginia and Sue Rene McKendry (Midge Noble) of Asheboro; brother, Marvin Brammer (Donna) of Walla Walla, WA; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 21, 2023, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 224 North Fayetteville Street in Asheboro.

A memorial service will follow on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the church, with Rev. Lynda Ferguson and Rev. Edward Ramsey officiating.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203.

Pugh Funeral Home is serving the McKendry family.