Lillian Hooper McGary, 88, died Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at Spring Arbor of Durham. Born in Durham, she was the daughter of the late Conrad S. Hooper and Elizabeth Overton Hooper. Mrs. McGary was employed at Wachovia Bank for 28 years and following her retirement she worked at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
Mrs. McGary will be affectionately remembered for her wonderful gift of loving all children as well as her many pets.
Mrs. McGary is survived by her step-daughter, Lake McGary Andrews and husband, Tom, of Ocean Springs, MS; her grandson, Whit Andrews; her great-grandson, Joseph Andrews; nieces and nephews and many friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson George McGary.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, September 17, at Old Maplewood Cemetery off Kent St with the Rev. John Sharpe presiding.
The family will receive friends following the service at Maplewood.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff members at Spring Arbor of Durham and Liberty Hospice for the wonderful care given to Mrs. McGary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 909 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701.
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Arrangements for the McGary family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham.