Sister Alva McGill Obituary in Gastonia at Gregory Funeral Service | Gastonia, NC
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Sister Alva McGill

Passed 10/24/2020

Obituary For Sister Alva McGill

Sister Alva Jean Meadows McGill was born on September 26, 1958 in Gaston County and departed this life on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at home. She was educated in Gaston County Schools.

She was a professional seamstress and did alterations as well. She was employed at Quick Way Cleaners where she did work for the City Police as well as so many others. She was a lifelong member of the United House of Prayer for All People and served as Vice President of the Jr. Queen Board, as a nightly office Secretary, member of the String Band, and the choir. Her favorite song, and the words she lived by, was “I’m Going to Work till My Days Are Done”. She would serve wherever she was needed. She was the genius behind many of the Jr. Queens uniforms for many years. She was an excellent cook and worked faithfully in the kitchen at the House of Prayer as well as making many delicious meals at home for her family. She was famous for her “Fried Chicken” at Christmas dinner and in the House of Prayer kitchen. She was a caregiver for her mother, making sure she got to church and places she needed to go. She loved her family and was always smiling and talking about her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, Alfred H. Gregory.

She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years, Deacon John Wesley McGill; three sons, Elder Deago Vashon Meadows (Karen Renee) of Charlotte, NC, Wesley Bryant McGill of Laurel, Maryland and Gregory Miles McGill of Gastonia, NC; one daughter, Bianca C’mon McGill of Gastonia, NC. She is also survived by her mother, Saint Jean Meadows of Kings Mountain, NC; two brothers, Elder Darrell Meadows (Carolyn) and Steven Gregory (Cassandra) of Charlotte, NC; brother-in-law, James E. McGill of Gastonia, NC; four sisters, Chiquita Brice (Pernell) of Philadelphia, PA, Darlene Byers (Lewis) of Gastonia, NC, Bridget Smith (Edward) of Upper Marlboro, MD, Althea Patterson (half-sister) of Charlotte, NC and sister-in-law, Johnsie M. Richardson (Melvin); four grandchildren, Diara Charity Meadows, Kayla Gabrielle Meadows, Aliza Grace Minto and Alixander-John Azariah Scott; eight nephews -Anthony D. Meadows (Bonnie), Justin C. Byers, Julian Meadows (Phyoncia), Rico Gregory (Shante), Gabriel Meadows, James McGill Jr, Damon McGill (Kim) and David McGill; six nieces - Adrienne Meadows, Madison Gregory and special niece Briana Dancy Thornton, Myra McGill, Neely Frederick (Antonio), Kendra Richardson and a host of other relatives and friends.

Walk through viewing on Saturday from 4 until 6 at the United House of Prayer of All People-1208 N. York Street, Gastonia

A private graveside service will be held.

Masks are required at all services.


 

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My Cart

Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Gregory Funeral Service | Gastonia, NC.
For Customer Service please call: 1-888-610-8262

 

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