Maggie Boone Obituary (1927-2021) – Greensboro, NC
November 24, 1927 – September 13, 2021
Maggie Hardy Boone, 93 years old, from Greensboro, NC, passed away peacefully at home with loved ones on September 13, 2021 after a brief illness.
A Celebration of Life will take place on September 19, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church, 1106 Tuscaloosa St., Greensboro, NC 27406 and will be streamed live at https://perryjbrownfuneralhome.com/ (click the video stream ). .
The Cassie Coote-Brown Memorial Chapel in the Perry J. Brown Funeral Home, 909 E Market St ., instead of. Greensboro, NC 27401.
Her entombment will take place on September 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Lakeview Memorial Park, 3600 N. O’Henry Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27405.
COVID protocols apply to all indoor events.
Maggie was born on November 24, 1927 in Roxobel, Bertie County, NC, to Helen (Bush) Hardy and Thomas Hardy. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Philip D. Boone, daughter Terrisita B. Porter, and sisters Audrey H. Ruffin and Dorothy H. Walton.
She graduated from WS Creecy High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Fayetteville State Teachers College, now Fayetteville State University. She earned her Masters in Parenting and Career Guidance from North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Maggie was one of the first two elementary school advisors to the Greensboro Public Schools system, from which she retired after more than 30 years of service.
Maggie had many different interests and activities in her life, especially church activities. She was a member of the Providence Baptist Church for over 50 years, serving on the Board of Trustees, the Deaconess Committee, and the Scholarship Committee. She was Chair of Women’s Day and President of the Philathea Circle. She was also a member of the Greensboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Holiday Bridge Club, Inc. Her passions were cooking and entertaining family and friends.
She leaves behind her son Derrick (Patricia) Boone, daughter Robin (Stephen Hawkins) Sharp and son-in-law Kevin (Terrisita) Porter; Grandsons Kelsey (Ben) Porter-Sookhoo, Katelyn Porter, Kevin Porter, Jr., Derrick (Andrea) Boone, Jr., Jacob Boone, Madeleine (Zach) Boone-Deane, Keith (Jonquil) McMasters, Christopher McMasters, and Philip Sharp; Great-grandchildren Ameera Sookhoo, Everett Boone, Nolan Boone, Kaelyn Fordham, Eden McMasters, and Lincoln McMasters; Sister Emma Johnson; Brother Thomas Hardy Jr. Dear family friends Marlene Jones and Linda Rankin; and a lot of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Instead of flowers, the family is asking for donations in honor of Maggie to the Freedom School of the Providence Baptist Church.
Services entrusted to Perry J. Brown Funeral Home (336) -272-6109.
Perry J. Brown Funeral Home
909 E Market St., Greensboro, NC 27401.
Published by Greensboro News & Record September 17-19, 2021.