Margaret Hannon

Published 4:44 pm Monday, April 29, 2013

Margaret Turner Hannon, 79, formerly of Country Club Road, Tryon, died Monday, April 29, 2013 in the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum, S.C.

Born in Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Ellen Burrell Turner. She was the widow of Wm. Harold Hannon who died in l997.

Mrs. Hannon was an avid golfer and was a member of Tryon Country Club and the Blue Ridge Women’s Golf Association for 42 years. She was the Tryon Country Club Women’s Champion Golfer 27 times. Margaret won numerous golf tournaments throughout North Carolina. She was a member of Tryon Pentecostal Holiness Church, Tryon.

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Surviving are: a son, Mike Hannon (Arnette) of Landrum, S.C.; twin daughters, Mary Butler (Barry) of Tryon and Martha Holt (John) of Columbus; and a brother, Cecil Turner (Tracy) of Tryon. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Lauren, Brett, Bruce, Leslie, Monica, Kevin and Rebecca; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, William Douglas; two brothers, Andrew and Ullis Turner; two sisters, Eulalah Moss and Geneva Turner; and a grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tommy Turner officiating.

Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus.

Family will receive friends from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Wednesday just prior to the service in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.

An on-line guest register may be signed at