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Thelma Christine Hargrove / April 06, 2021

Thelma Christine Hargrove, 76, of Newark, N.J., died Saturday, March 27, 2021 at East Orange General Hospital.

Mrs. Hargrove was born on July 27, 1944 in Mecklenburg County to the late Edgar Hargrove and Julia Daniels Hargrove. She relocated to Newark, N.J., in the early seventies with her late sister, Annette Elaine Murray, and her brother-in-law Wilson J. Murray to raise her only son, Reginald Gene Hargrove, along with her niece, Shelia Murray of Painted Post, N.Y., and her nephew, Sean Wilson Murray of Union, N.J.

In addition to them, she was the aunt to Kevin “Squeaky” Hargrove of Clarksville and Shannon Hargrove Scott of Henderson, N.C., as well as a host of great nieces and nephews.

She leaves to cherish her memories two brothers, Henry Wallace Hargrove of Newark, N.J., and Johnnie Leonard Hargrove of Henderson, N.C.; an adopted brother Johnnie C. Newton of Newark, N.J., and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Saturday, April 3, in the chapel of C. H. Harris Funeral Home, with Rev. Andy Hargrove officiating. Interment followed in Oakhurst Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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