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Margaret Overby Averett

August 29, 1931 October 3, 2019
Margaret Overby Averett
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Obituary for Margaret Overby Averett

DURHAM: Margaret Overby Averett, 88, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Mrs. Averett was born August 29, 1931 to the late Pleasant Cain Overby, Sr. and Callie Couch Overby. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Averett was predeceased by husbands, Jimmie Coggin, Jr. and Bill Averett, her only child Jimmie Coggin, III and five siblings: Pleasant Overby, Jr., Charles Overby, Bruce Overby, Katie Overby Blake, and an infant sister.

A native of Durham, Mrs. Averett attended school in Durham, and then received her RN from Mercy Hospital in Charlotte. She worked as a nurse in Charlotte and at Duke until her retirement at age 60. Mrs. Averett had many friends and was an active member of Durham’s Asbury United Methodist Church.

Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews, who would like to thank her niece, Jan Blake Beecher, for her years of care and dedication to Margaret.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 10 at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Rev. Wesley Neal officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Clements Funeral Home.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Oct

10:00 AM 10/10/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

10

Oct

11:00 AM 10/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701

1621 Duke University Road Durham 27701 NC
United States
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