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Reverend Joann Hart McGill of Bessemer City, NC transitioned peacefully on July 5th at Caromont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia NC.
    She was preceded in death by her son Anthony L. McGill, mother; Georgeanna Glenn Hart, father; Virgil Hart, siblings William Hart, Floyd Hart, Ralph Hart, Fred Hart, George
Hart and Clarence Hart.
  Reverend McGill was very active on the Lincoln District until failing health. She was an associate pastor of Bynum Chapel AME Zion Church in Kings Mountain, North
Carolina. She dearly loved her children and her family. She also loved singing with her son Anthony by her side playing the piano. Reverend McGill was employed with
Gaston County Schools teaching at Sherwood Elementary School until retirement.
 “Jo” as she was affectionately called by some and other “Aunt Jo” and “Rue” left to cherish her memories are Michael McGill of the home, Patrick (Rhonda) of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Grandchildren; Ryan, Regan, and Ryleigh also of Ypsilanti, Michigan, sisters; Mary Brown of Delaware, Diane Spencer of Bessemer City, North Carolina, Betty Herndon of Dallas, North Carolina, brothers; Sherman Hart (Lucy) of Charlotte, North Carolina, special great-niece Shericka Herndon, great-nephew Chad Herndon, great great-niece Quantasia Herndon, special neighbor Warner family (Mark, Pam, and Sam) and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Jo will solely be missed, however we the family, bow to God’s infinite wisdom that he would take her from us. We take comfort in the fact that he knows best.

Memorial Service: Saturday; July 13, 2019; Epworth United Methodist Church, 1325 Linwood Ave, Gastonia
Visitation: One hour before the service at the church
Interment: Private

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  • Thursday, July 11, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Gregory Funeral Service
  • Friday, July 12, 2019
    I love you and will see you again my friend of 31 years.
    ~ Sandra Bingley   Belmont, NC
  • Friday, July 12, 2019
    You will shine in my heart until the day we meet again your nephew Garry love you
    ~ Garry Hart   Gastonia, NC
  • Saturday, July 13, 2019
    My Heartfelt Sympathy to, Michael,Patrick, Mary, Betty, Sherman, Herman,and family.I would see Joann at family reunions,when I would attend,didn't know she was sick and had planned to see the family in August,God had other plans for her.RIP Joann. ~ Carlotta C. Smith Winston Salem