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Margaret Louise Nethery Keeter, 81, died Tuesday, July 20, 2021 in her Roanoke Rapids home.

Margaret was born November 24, 1939 in Halifax County, the daughter of Cicero and Opal Cobb Nethery.  


She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Danny James; and brother, Sonny Nethery.  

She and her husband Wayne owned and operated Wayne’s Hairstyling and A Cut Above Salon. Margaret also worked at Joan’s, before retiring at age 80.  

Margaret enjoyed traveling, especially to the locations where her son, Arnold, was stationed while he served in the US Air Force.  She was an avid bowler; and greatly enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne; son, Arnold Keeter II and wife Sandra; sister, Laura Ann Hux and husband Ronald; grandchildren, AJ Keeter (Amber), Jennifer Keeter, Christie Ayscue and husband Andru; Willie James II; great-grandchildren, Dylan (Hannah), Destiny (Damian), Krysia Ayscue, Aria James, Nora James; and great-great-grandchildren, Aylania Harper-Ayscue and Madison Ayscue.

Friends may visit with the family from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday at Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday from the graveside at Elmwood Cemetery in Enfield.  Pastor James Rawls will preside.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Liberty Home Care and Hospice, 93 NC-125, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

The online guest book may be signed at hockadayfs.com

Arrangements are under the care of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service.