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Mary Laing: Tabor City

1922 – 2018

     Mary Laing of Tabor City passed on Thursday Jan. 4, at the Liberty Health and Rehab Center in Whiteville. She was 95.

     Surviving are her four daughters, Nancy Purcha Barker, Mary Dale Purcha Smith, Hattie Mae Hiwatha Purcha Bessant, and Patsy Ann Purcha Crosland; four sons; Paul Purcha, Dennis Purcha, William Purcha, and Randy Purcha; three sisters, Zada Griffin, Adell Lewis, and Margaret Thomas.

     Viewing was planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in the Westside Funeral Home Chapel in Tabor City, and one hour prior to and following the service.

     Funeral services were planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at St. Stephens Holiness Church, Tabor City, burial following in the Columbus County Singing Union Cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.