Margaret Elizabeth Henderson-Young was born on November 25, 1940 to the late Adolph & Genia Henderson. Margaret transitioned into eternal rest on November 28, 2019 at her home in Charlotte North Carolina. Home-Going Celebration will be held Thurday, December 5, 2019 at Oakman Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Walterboro, South Carolina at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Dr. Ivory Tucker, Sr. Pastor and Eulogist. Interment, Old Miss Cemetery, Smoaks, South Carolina. A public viewing will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home Chapel of Serenity from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Margaret attended Colleton County Public Schools and was a graduate of Ruffin High School. Margaret attended Oakman Branch Missionary Baptist Church as a child and Lovely Hill Missionary Baptist Church. While living in New York, she rededicated herself back to Oakman Branch Missionary Baptist Church in 2017.
She moved to Brooklyn, New York at an early age where she met Reinier Sumter and had one child Delia Sumter. They lived together for over 18 years. Margaret then met and married the late Larry Young in 1994.
She had a big heart and loved children. She adopted Myasia Henderson-Cunningham and Tiffany Henderson-Hankerson. Margaret did not adopt Daniel Mayfield, but she loved and cared for him from infancy to age fourteen.
Margaret had many jobs while living in New York, but due to illness she retired from the General Rags Company.
She was a hustler, she loved to play cards with friends and family every weekend. She especially loved being in her social club where she sold dinners, gave bus rides for the children, and in the summer, bus rides to Atlantic City. She contributed back to the Community by hosting Halloween and Christmas parties for the children, every year.
Margaret was very outspoken, she had no issue telling you how she felt and then offering you some food or a drink. She did not hold grudges.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Adolph & Genia Henderson; her Husband, Larry Young; her brothers, Adolph, Ralph, and Steven Henderson; her Sisters, Pernease, Essie, Clara and Josephine.
She leaves to cherish her memory, daughters, Delia, Myasia and Tiffany; son, Daniel Mayfield; granddaughters, Damarae, Kimora and Kiara. She has a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews that were always in her thoughts; she loved them all and a host of other relatives and friends.
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