Margie Auton Moretz

October 1, 1938 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Margie Moretz Obituary

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Mrs. Margie Auton Moretz, age 85 of North Wilkesboro passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, February 6, 2024.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, February 9, 2024, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Pastor Roger Hull officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.  Entombment will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

She was born October 1, 1938, in Watauga County, to Oscar Jones and Annie Greene Auton.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Atonement.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jimmie Dean Moretz; two sisters, Lucille Fulbright and Ruth Auton; and three brothers, Jay Auton, Willard Auton and William Auton.

Margie is survived by her husband, James Moretz of the home; two daughters, Penny Wilmot and husband Don of Jacksonville, FL and Regina Elledge of Lexington; one son, Mark Moretz and wife Cindy of Purlear; twelve grandchildren, Brandon Moretz (Amy), Nicholas Wilmot, Devin Moretz (Patricia), Brittany Veach (Andrew), Tyler Wilmot (Kayla), Justin Wilmot (Andrea), Cynthia Leonard, Dylan Wilmot, James Dean Moretz (Rylee), Kiyly Blackburn (Austin), MaKayla Elledge and Sebastian Elledge; eleven great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Annette Moretz of Millers Creek.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 or to Lutheran Church of the Atonement, 243 Oakwoods Road, Wilkesboro, NC  28697.

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February 9, 2024

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
February 9, 2024

2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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Entombment Following Funeral Service
February 9, 2024

Mountlawn Mem. Park Mausoleum
Sparta Road, Hwy 18 N
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Gentiva Hospice
126 Executive Drive Suite 110, Wilkesboro NC 28697

Lutheran Church of the Atonement
243 Oakwoods Road, Wilkesboro NC 28697


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