Maxie Burgin

Age: 82
Address: Celo
Date of Death: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: Maxie Burgin of Celo went home to be with the Lord on  Wednesday, August 28th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.  A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Spurgeon and Estie Woody Buchanan.  She was also preceded in death by an infant sister:  Dorothy; a sister:  Evelyn Hensley; and, brothers:  John Tipton and Sherrill Buchanan.
     Surviving are her husband of 65 years:  Robert Earl Burgin; 2 sons:  Edward “Buster” Burgin and wife, Patty, of Rutherfordton and Lyndon Burgin and wife, Rita, of Burnsville; 2 grandsons:  Nolan Shane Burgin of Marion and Jamie Burgin and wife, Jennifer, of Forest City; 2 great grandchildren:  Macie and Ethan Burgin; 3 sisters:  Lona Boston of Spruce Pine, Ruby McKinney and Lorene Harris of Newdale; a brother:  Jim Buchanan of Spruce Pine; and, several nieces and nephews.
     Funeral services will be held at 2PM Saturday in Celo United Methodist Church, of which she was a member, pianist and Sunday School teacher for many years.  Revs. Brad Hinton and Paul White will officiate.  Burial will be in Autrey Cemetery at South Estatoe Baptist Church.
     The family will receive friends from 6 until 8PM Friday at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, where the body will remain until taken to the church to lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service.
     In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
     The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Yancey County Home Health and especially to her nurse, Kelly.
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