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Official Obituary of

Maggielene Gillis

January 10, 1947 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old


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Maggielene Thorb Gillis of Knightdale, NC departed this life on Saturday, March 16, 2024.

Funeral Service:  12:00 PM, Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at Lea Funeral Home Chapel, 2500 Poole Road, Raleigh, NC.

Visitation:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM, preceding the funeral service at the chapel.

Interment:  Carolina Biblical Gardens, Garner, NC.

Survivors:  Husband, Pervis Gillis of Raleigh, NC; Daughters, Angeline Walthower (Leroy) and Angela Hardin (Raymond), both of Knightdale, NC; Sisters, Rosa Lee Rich (Thomas), Sarah Wyche , both of Raleigh, NC and Primmie Whitaker of Warsaw, NC; Brother, Ernest Thorb (Deborah) of Raleigh, NC; 5 Grandchildren, 3 Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives & friends.  She was preceded in death by her son, John Glenn Thorb.

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March 26, 2024

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Lea Funeral Home Chapel
2500 Poole Road
Raleigh, NC 27610

Funeral Service
March 26, 2024

12:00 PM
Lea Funeral Home Chapel
2500 Poole Road
Raleigh, NC 27610


Carolina Biblical Gardens
1530 Creech Road
Garner, NC 27529


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