Margaret Blalock Sudderth

Margaret Blalock Sudderth, 92, of Montezuma, North Carolina, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, N.C.

She was born on Dec. 25, 1927, in Orange County, Fla., a daughter of the late Aaron Paul Blalock and the late Rhona Gragg Blalock.

Margaret was a member of Aaron Baptist Church where she served in choir and the WMU. She was a graduate of Newland High School and retired from the Avery County Schools, where she had served as a bookkeeper. She was also a member and past Worthy Matron of the Order Of The Eastern Star and was awarded Lifetime Membership in the OES. She enjoyed baking and decorating wedding cakes, collecting Roseville Pottery and snow villages, and playing golf, Margaret had two holes-in-one in a 30 day period.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 71 years, Felton Bernard Sudderth; two sons, Joseph Larry Sudderth, Thomas Felton Sudderth; three brothers: Charles Blalock, Jerry Blalock and Lewie Blalock; sister, Pauline Sudderth.

Margaret leaves behind to cherish her memory her son, Steven Sudderth and his wife, Vickie, of Morganton, N.C., daughter in law, Kay Sudderth of Montezuma, N.C.; brother, Bruce Blalock; grandson, Ryan Young Sudderth of Bozeman, MT; grandson, S. Reid Sudderth and Kristen of Denver, CO; granddaughter, Ruthie Sudderth of Foscoe, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Fischer Sudderth and Nell Sudderth.

The family held a drive-thru visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. All visitors remained in their vehicles as they passed by the family. A graveside service followed at the Montezuma Cemetery. Everyone in attendance had face coverings and maintained social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aaron Baptist Church, PO Box 266 Montezuma, NC 28653.

The family would like to thank the staff at Heritage Mountain Assisted Living, the nurses and staff Charles A. Cannon Memorial and Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care for the loving care they provided to Margaret.

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The care of Margaret and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.

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