Obituary for Margaret Viola Behrens Minor of Carthage

Margaret Viola Behrens Minor, 84, of Carthage, NC passed away peacefully October 22, 2022 at her home.  

She was born December 20, 1937 in Elkhorn, WI to the late Alfred and Amy Dennie Behrens.  Margaret worked until retirement for Perdue.  She enjoyed going to Silver Sneakers and feeding and watching hummingbirds in her yard. She devoted time to her entire family and but provided long-term care to her grandson AJ. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.  She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. 

She is survived by her children Penny Minor Johnson (James Thompson), Gregory Minor (Betsy) and Vicky Lynn Minor; grandchildren, Angel (Marshall), A.J., Michael (Tailor), Amy, Timmy, Cruse (Katelyne), Chase, Robin (Landon), Christa, and Delano; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Corey, Madisyn, Nicholas, Blaison, Carson, Avery, Michael, Sterling, Lexus and Mercedes; two sisters, Betty Sargent and Lillian Greidanus; family friend Nathaniel Johnson; and many other extended family members.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her children, Franklin Minor, Michael Minor, Walter Minor and Bille Jo Duros; siblings Alfred Behrens, Walter Behrens, Peter Behrens, Amanda Gutierrez, and Marie Forsthye.

No public services are planned.  The family will hold a private memorial service.

Condolences may be made at

Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.   

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