In Memory of



Obituary for Pat McGinnis

Cherryville - Mrs. Patsy Sneed "Pat" McGinnis, 94, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at Atrium Health - Lincoln.

Mrs. McGinnis was born on November 12, 1929 in Gaston County, NC a daughter of the late Eunice Sneed Brown. She worked for Nuway Mill in Cherryville and retired from Carolina Freight Carriers Corporation in Cherryville. Mrs. McGinnis was a member of First United Methodist Church in Cherryville where she served in many capacities over the years including being a member of the June Medlin Sunday school class, the Vera Eaker Circle. She kept the nursery for many years and also helped on the bereavement committee.

In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by her husband, George David McGinnis.

Survivors include two sons, Mike "Dango" Dellinger of Cherryville; Curt Dellinger and wife Sharon of Stanley; two daughters, Lynn Bowen and husband Steve of Cherryville; Patti Taylor and husband Eric of Lincolnton; a stepdaughter, Debbie Sessoms and husband Bill of Salemburg; a brother, Bill Sneed of Cherryville; six grandchildren, Katie Bowen of Belmont, Kent Bowen (Amanda) of Concord, Austin Harris, Mac Harris both of Lincolnton, Caroline Furr (Palmer) of Stanley, Travis Dellinger (Courtney) of Oak Island; a step grandson, Will Sessoms of Arlington, VA; six great grandchildren, Grier Bowen, Blake Bowen, Quinn Bowen, Addison Furr, Braxton Furr and Emery Dellinger.

The family wished to express a special thank you to the nursing staff at Atrium Health - Lincoln for the excellent care they provided.

The family will receive friends from 1:45PM to 2:45PM on Sunday, January 28, 2024 at First United Methodist Church in Cherryville and at other times the family will be at the home.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, January 28, 2024 at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Zack Christy officiating.

Burial will follow the service at City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 601 N. Pink Street, Cherryville, NC 28021.

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Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. McGinnis.