September 13, 1936 – May 21, 2021
ZEBULON – Margie Byrd Tingen passed away on Friday. She was born in Harnett County to the late Douglas and Bettie Byrd. She devoted her life to her family and will be fondly remembered as a loving and faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, George Hampton Tingen, Jr.; brothers, Bobby and Doug Byrd and sisters, Betty Fulcher and Elise Cavanaugh.
Funeral service 2pm, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenmount Cemetery in Wendell.
She is survived by her children, George Wilson Tingen of Zebulon, Brenda T. McAllister (Herbert) of Wendell; sister, Lynda Sepulveda; grandchildren, Shane McAllister (Robin), Scott McAllister (Lisa), George William Tingen and great-grandchildren, Ashleigh (Chance), Zachary, Austin, Ava and LaDonte.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to the American Foundation for the Blind. www.afb.org
Visitation, 6-7:30pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com