Martha McGuire

    Martha Sue McGuire, 78, of Andrews, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Murphy Medical Center.
    She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, and the daughter of the late Glenn (Monk) and Geneva Calhoun McGuire.
    Sue enjoyed volunteering as a Pink Lady at District Memorial Hospital.
    She was a member of Andrews First Baptist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Sue loved children and helped in the four-year old Sunday school class and vacation Bible school for more than 50 years.
    Later in life, she participated in the Sunshine Club and Senior Games. Sue loved people and enjoyed the Young at Heart group at church.
    She is survived by her brother, Jack McGuire and wife Yevonne; nieces, Debbie McGuire and Terrisa McGuire Carringer and husband Mike; nephew, Larry Glenn McGuire; great-nieces, Ashley Creasman and husband C.J. and Maraeh C. Craig and husband Jonah; great-nephews, Travis Cook and Cort Carringer; and great-great-niece, Kimsey Creasman.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Andrews First Baptist Church. The Rev. Calvin BoBo officiated. Burial was in Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers were Josh McGuire, Wayne McGuire, John Kilpatrick, Phillip Rickett, Jason Rickett, Dane Rickett and Travis Cook.
    The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Andrews First Baptist Church.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Young at Heart, c/o Andrews First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 427, Andrews, NC 28901.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.