Mary Elizabeth Mann
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PENDLETON - Mary Elizabeth Mann, 101, peacefully passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Va.
She was born on October 18, 1912, the child of the late Cola Edgar and Essie Parker Mann, in the "Mann Town" community of Northampton County. She was predeceased by her brothers, John Edgar and Ralph Parker Mann, as well as by her niece-in-law, Sylvia Mann, nephew-in-law, Fletcher Bryant, and great-nephew, Ralph Bryant.
Fondly known as "Bibber" by family and friends, Elizabeth is survived by her nephew, Melvin Mann of Boykins, Va. and niece, Jean Bryant Futrell (Billy), who shared her Pendleton, N.C. home of 98 years. Her extended family consists of Diane Mann Francis of Capron, Va., Melvin Mann Jr. of Richmond, Va., Michael Mann (Betty) of Boykins, Va., Deborah Bryant Vinson (Thomas) of Pendleton, and Heath Bryant (Deborah) of Suffolk, Va. She also had eight great-great-nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bridgers Funeral Home, Inc. in Conway, N.C. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m. at Murfreesboro United Methodist Church with the Pastor Monica Yungeberg officiating. Burial will follow in the Severn Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to Murfreesboro United Methodist Church, PO Box 392, Murfreesboro, NC 27855. Online condolences may be directed to www.bridgersfuneralhome.com.
Bridgers Funeral Home Inc
605 W Main St Conway, NC 27820
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 12, 2014