Official Obituary of

Margaret Jane (Harrington) Cline

October 13, 1934 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Margaret Cline Obituary

     Margaret Jane Harrington Cline, 89, of Kannapolis went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 16, 2024, following a period of declining health.

Margaret was born October 13,1934 in Cabarrus County, NC, a daughter of the late John Fletcher and Bertha Morgan Harrington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Peeler Cline, a son; Larry Paul Cline; brothers, John Hoyet Harrington, Kenneth Daniel Harrington, Charles “Chuck” Harrington and William Lee “Samp” Harrington; her sister, Lillie Mae Gainey; and a granddaughter, Stacye Marie Drye File.

Margaret was a member of Crown Point Baptist Church in Kannapolis, NC.

She retired from Cannon Mills.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Cline will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Whitley’s Funeral Home in Kannapolis, conducted by Dr. Doug Crawley. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home an hour and a half prior to the service. 

Family members left to cherish her memory include son, Tony R. Cline and wife Miriam of Lafayette, Louisiana; daughters, Phyllis Marie Cline Drye of New London, and Connie Jane Cline Tamburi of Hilton Head; She is also survived by 5 granddaughters, 11 great grandchildren and two great-great grandsons. 

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Cline may be made to St. Joseph Hospice Foundation, 17732 Highland Road, Suite G, Box 241, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. 

The family wishes to thank Woodhaven Court in Albemarle, NC; Senior Village of Opelousas, LA and St. Joseph’s Carpenter House of Baton Rouge, LA. 

Whitley’s Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Cline. Online condolences may be sent to

Visitation: 12:30 P.M.- 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Whitley’s Funeral Home in Kannapolis, NC
Service: 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Whitley’s Funeral Home in Kannapolis, NC
Interment: Carolina Memorial Park Kannapolis, NC


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March 21, 2024

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Whitleys Funeral Home
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083

Funeral Service
March 21, 2024

2:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083


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