Margie Suggs Candler, 70, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Mrs. Candler was born May 7, 1946, the daughter of the late Isaac and Cleo Clubb Suggs. Her love of music since the age of four prompted her to attend Central Wesleyan College and Atlantic Christian College where she graduated with a music degree. Mrs. Candler worked as a teacher for several years then taught private piano lessons until she became a substitute teacher for Brunswick County Schools. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Boiling Spring Lakes where she played the piano for 40 years. She loved spending time with her precious grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service in Southport. Final rites will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 22 at First Baptist Church of Boiling Spring Lakes with Rev. John Roy officiating. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Old Zion Wesleyan Church Cemetery in Tabor City.
Leaving to cherish her memory are her husband of 45 years, Robert Candler; one son, Chris Candler and wife, Loretta, of Boiling Spring Lakes; two sisters, Daphene Suggs of Tabor City and Clara Etheridge of Florida; three grandchildren, Zoe, Shae and Alec Candler; and several nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.