Margaret Person Revelle

Published 10:40 am Friday, October 28, 2011

MURFREESBORO – Margaret Person Revelle, 85, died peacefully at home on Thursday, October 27, 2011, having been surrounded by the love of family and friends.

She was a native of Louisburg and the daughter of the late Matthew M. Person, Sr. and Mary Burt Harrison Person.

After graduating from East Carolina University, she came to Murfreesboro in 1946 to teach Home Economics in the high school.  She was a member of Murfreesboro Baptist Church and was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Charles L. Revelle, Jr.

Surviving to cherish her memory are sons, Charles L. Revelle III (“Chuck”) and wife, Bonnie, of Murfreesboro, and Henry and wife, Sara, of Winton; daughters, Meg and husband, David Chapin, of Raleigh, and Emily and husband, Van Beck, of Davidson; ten grandchildren, Thomas, Rachel, Emily, Harrison and Leslie Revelle of Murfreesboro, Dylan Taylor of Winton, Sarah and Samuel Chapin of Raleigh, and Patrick and Matthew Beck of Davidson;  brother-in-law, John P. Revelle and wife, Barbara, of Murfreesboro; sister in-law, Mary Ann Person of Louisburg; four nephews, Matt and Brad Person, Jay and Dan Revelle; and one niece, Paige R. Polito.

The family will receive friends at the Woodridge Drive home on Saturday, October 29, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., and at other times.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at Murfreesboro Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Dr. Lee Canipe and the Rev. Thomas Caulkins.  A graveside service will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Murfreesboro Baptist Church, P.O. Box 124, Murfreesboro, NC 27855, Chowan University, One University Place, Murfreesboro, NC 27855, or Ridgecroft School, P.O. Box 1008, Ahoskie, NC  27910.

Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting

The family is being served by Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie.