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“I am saddened to hear of Maggie's passing. I worked with this incredible lady at The US Army Corps of Engineers. I heard many stories MS. Margie had...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Cynthia Craven - Johns Island, SC

“Jean,So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing! Thinking about you, Nancy, Ricky and your families during this difficult time! Marjorie McNurlin was...Read More »
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“Mrs Margie was a true southern lady. She raised my dear friend Jean and her daughters , Clare and Erica, by example. Love you girls and I am sorry I...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Renee' Hubby - Macon, GA

“Nancy we pray that the loving arms of Jesus reach out and enfold your family in this time of loss. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ruth Singletary - Goose Creek, SC

“I worked with Margie for many years in the Federal building where we would have coffee break every morning and every afternoon together with a couple...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Peggy Garten - Summerville, SC

“Nancy, Jean, Rick, and Family,Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time. May her memory be eternal! ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Nick and Rosa PIERACACOS - TX

“To Margie's family - I worked with Margie at the Corps of Engineers for her last several years before retirement. She was always such a joy to be...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Barber - Charleston, SC

“Nancy, Jean, & Ricky,So sorry!! Your mother was a wonderful lady!! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Melissa McKnight Schellenberger - IN


Marjorie Smoak McNurlin, age 90, born May 15, 1928 in Charleston, SC, to Willis Raymond and Lula McTeer Smoak made her heavenly journey home surrounded by her family on July 1, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun Street at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Marjorie grew up downtown in her beloved Charleston, where she ate many a boiled peanut sitting at Colonial Lake. She retired after over thirty years of dedicated service at the US Army Corps of Engineers. Margie, as many friends and family called her, had a wonderful sense of humor that brought joy to all who knew her. She loved old Hollywood movie stars and movies, especially musicals; she had a beautiful singing voice and could sing every song. She was also an amazing lyricist who created such titles as Dingy Dangy and Bobobabob, which she regularly sang at every opportunity!

Marjorie is survived by her husband Carl (Mac) of 65 years, two daughters, Nancy Heath (Rick) and Jean Hodges (Paul), sister Marilyn Sommer (Doug) and brother Raymond Smoak (Barbara). Also, left to cherish her memory are six grandchildren: Conrad Simmons (Danielle), Erica Stephens (Chris), Ellen Heath, Andrew Heath, Clair Cook, and Tiffany Allen (Charlie) and five great grands: Daniel, Lydia, Nathan, Joshua, and Madilyn.