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Joan McRae

April 22, 1947 — June 18, 2017

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Mrs. Joan Carolyn McRae, 70, of Troy, N.C. , died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, N.C. . The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Joyce – Brady Chapel in Bennett. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Pleasant Grove Christian Church with Rev. Don Edwards presiding. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery.

Joan was born in Chatham County, N.C. in 1947, daughter of the late Dewey Edgar Cox and Gerta Brown Cox. She worked as a sewing supervisor for McRae Industries for many years prior to retirement. She loved to cook and play solitaire. She enjoyed her membership at Pleasant Grove; attending regularly as long as good health prevailed. She adored her grandchildren and spent all the time she could with them.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Michael McRae in 1997.

She is survived by her three children, Cindy Haithcock and husband James of Franklinville; Wesley Pittman of Dunn’s Creek, Florida and Ryan Pittman of Troy, N.C.; three sisters, Nancy Kidd of High Falls, N.C.; Margaret Hayes of Asheboro, N.C. and Jane Gordon of Bennett, N.C.; three grandchildren, Alexandra and Jarod Haithcock of Franklinville and Jay Pittman of Clover, S.C. and a host of family and friends.

Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com .

Joyce – Brady Chapel of Bennett, N.C. is honored to serve the McRae family.


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