Margie Blount

Margie “Susie” Moore Blount, age 85, of Granite Falls went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, November 5, 2021 after a prolonged illness.

She was born January 1, 1936 to the late George V. and Dovie Ryder Moore. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two sons, Dennis “Tub” Hilton, and Charlie R. Hilton; three brothers, John Moore, George “Buddy” Moore, and Dude Moore; and one sister, Margaret Fairchild.

Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Gerald D. Hilton of the home, and Mark Blount of Granite Falls; one sister, Doris Connelly of Granite Falls; seven beloved grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Clyde Bumgarner.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19 face masks and social distancing will be required.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Amorem Hospice, 902 Kirkwood Street NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

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Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Blount family.