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Marilyn Bailey White

July 1, 1942 ~ May 28, 2020 (age 77)

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   Marilyn Bailey White, age 77, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at her residence.

   Marilyn was born July 1, 1942 in Rutherford County to the late Furman Bailey and Laura Amos Bailey. She was a graduate of R-S Central and a life-time member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. Marilyn worked as a manager of the Family Dollar Store in Rutherfordton for twenty-six years before retirement. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry White and a brother, Bobby Bailey.

     Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Sherry Kimpton and son, Jonathan White both of Rutherfordton; five grandchildren, Brent Craig (Lisa), Dustin Craig (Amanda), Erica White, Alex Hamilton, Kimerson Smith; four great-grandchildren, Bree Craig, Maddox Craig, Shyann Craig and Henry White. She is also survived by her sister, Linda Geresey and two step-grandchildren, Angela Hudson, and Steven Craig.

     A memorial service to honor Marilyn will be conducted at Mountain View Baptist Church on a later date.

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