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Margie Mosley

Services will be noon Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, with interment following in East View Cemetery.<br />
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at the church. The Rev. A.E. McCadney will officiate.<br />
Rawls Funeral Home in Union City is in charge of arrangements.<br />
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the church. <br />
Margie Mae Mosley, known as &ldquo;Gan Gan,&rdquo; was born April 22, 1936, to the late James Thomas &ldquo;Jimmy&rdquo; Murphy and Earline Pearson Murphy. <br />
She was a 1954 graduate of the former Miles High School, where she was the valedictorian. She was known as an All-State basketball player for the Miles High Tigerettes. She was a member of the Glee Club under the direction of the late V.J. Caldwell. In later years, she served on the Miles High Alumni Committee. <br />
She was a dedicated and devoted member of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, where over the years she served as a member of the Senior Choir, the Pastor&rsquo;s Aid Committee and the Yearly Tea Committee. She also assisted with the financial recordings of Annual Days. <br />
She retired from the former Kinkead Industries after 31 years of service. She was the first African American woman to be hired there. <br />
She was married to Cletus Willis &ldquo;C.W.&rdquo; Mosley on April 22, 1964. He preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 2007. <br />
She leaves to cherish her memory three children and their spouses, Judy and Godfrey Jones, Robin Phelps and James and Michelle Mosley, all of Union City; her grandson, who was raised in her household as a son, and his wife, Brian and Tracey Williams of Union City; her niece, who was more like her daughter, Karen Murphy of Decatur, Ga.; her sister, Bettie Murphy of Union City; two stepsons, Danny McWherter and Delvon Garmon, both of Union City; seven sisters-in-law and their spouses, Jean and Willis Alexander of Union City, Marie Turner and Pearlie and Kenny Wiggins, all of Nashville, Pam and Tony Davis, Flora Ann Freeman and Rozalyn Mosley, all of Union City, and Regina Pitt of Portsmouth, Va.; five brothers-in-law and their spouses, Michael and Jodene Mosley of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Danny and Myra Mosley of Union City, Eddie Wayne and Nel Mosley of Temple, Texas, Tony Mosley of Union City and Billy and Peggy Bransford of South Fulton; eight grandchildren, Rynara Murphy of Nashville and Myra Phelps, Marlena Williams, Michelle Phelps, Greg Phelps, Shayla Mosley, Jalyn Mosley and Noah Mosley, all of Union City; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. <br />
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Willie Mae Barr and Margieree Williams; and her brother, James Thomas Murphy.<br />
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