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Mary Margaret ‘Maggie’ Washington

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YOUNGSVILLE — Mary Margaret “Maggie” Washington of Youngsville died Friday, June 21 at her home.

She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late Harold R. Washington and Thelma G. Washington on March 23, 1963. Maggie graduated from Wake Forest High School and attended Louisburg College. After school she lived in Philadelphia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina before returning to the area in 1990. Maggie was truly a lover of all things large and small and her home was filled to the brim most of the time with rescues.

She is survived by her husband, Gale Davis (Brent); a sister, Gayle Adams (Jim Adams); a brother, Harold Washington, Jr., (Brenda); stepsister, Jane High (Danny); stepbrother, Bill Connelly (Maryellen); dear second mother, Pearl Peppers; 10 nephews and nieces; 15 great nephews and nieces, a host of Washington and Gooch cousins, and all her “fur children.” 

A graveside service for family and friends was held at 11 a.m. Thursday morning at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens. Friends visited with the family following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Safe Haven 8431-137 Garvey Drive Raleigh, NC 27616.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest.