Cline, Margaret

Mont Amonea friends, c. 1926: Margaret Cline, Lala Correll, Dora Earnhardt, Pearl Berhardt, Ethel Bernhardt. Photo: courtesy of Glenna Sears.

Margaret Cline
Catawba College, 1928.

Margaret Cline
Catawba College, 1929.


Margaret Cline, Catawba College, 1930.

Class of 1927

Birth: Jan. 31, 1909
Death: Feb. 19, 2004

Spouse: Ernest Crawford Safrit (1907 – 1989)

Ernest C. Safrit (1933 – 1993)*
Margaret JoAnne Safrit

Rowan Memorial Park Cemetery
Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA

Source:, 122339391.


Catawba College Campus, March 2004, Vol. 26, No. 1

In Memorium, Class of 1930
Margaret Cline Safrit of Salisbury died Feb. 19

After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in education, she taught for several years at a high school in Woodleaf. She later taught for many years at two elementary schools in Rowan County, R. G. Kizer School in the Salisbury area and Granite Quarry Elementary School. She retired from teaching in 1962. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury for 25 years and thereafter for the rest of her life belonged to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury where she participated in many activities.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Crawford Safrit, Sr. in 1989, and by her son, Ernest Crawford Safrit, Jr. in 1993. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret JoAnne Safrit of Silver Spring, Md. a grandson, a granddaughter, a great-granddaughter, a daughter-in-law and two sisters, Helen Cline Earnhardt ’39 of Salisbury and Annie Mozell Cline Safrit of Mocksville.