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Marjorie Harwood

September 12, 1925 — December 20, 2021


Marjorie Harwood

Marjorie Emma Sprouse Harwood, age 96, of Asheville, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021, at Mission Hospital, with her loving family.

Mrs. Harwood was born September 12, 1925, in Buncombe County to the late Robert and Althea Hall Sprouse. She was a resident of Buncombe County most of her life.

Marjorie, or as she liked to be called, "Margie" was one of eight children, four boys and four girls with Margie in the middle. Margie was a loving and helpful person, caring for many older people throughout her life, and helping friends through their life struggles.  She enjoyed getting out and talking to others about the Bible. Margie was a faithful withness of Jehovah and the resurection hope from the Bible was dear to her. She was a part of the Asheville North Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses on Brookdale Road in Woodfin, NC since 1985. She also loved being outdoors, enjoying nature.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Phil Harwood; and all but one of her siblings.

Surviving are her sons, Jim Harwood and wife Sharon, and David Harwood and wife Janice; sister, Margaret Whiteside; grandchildren, Trevor Harwood and wife Wendy, and Hayden Harwood and wife Paige; great-grandchildren, Mallori and Mason; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Harwood will be laid to rest beside her husband at West Memorial Park in a private family graveside service.  A memorial service conducted via Zoom will be held at a later date.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Harwood’s obituary at

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