Mary Dancy Hare

Mary Dancy Hare

KANNAPOLIS - Mary Elizabeth Dancy Hare, 83, of Kannapolis died Friday, March 8, 2013 at CMC-NorthEast after 18 months declining health.

Mary was born June 15, 1929 in Cabarrus Co., a daughter of the late Robert L. and Katie Mae Jones Dancy.

She was a life-long area resident and together with her husband, Jack, owned and operated Glenn's BBQ in Kannapolis for over 25 years until retiring. She was a member of Landis Baptist Church. Mary was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents' Mary was also preceded in death by her son, Bobby Wallace and her husband, Jack Hare and she was the last of four siblings.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Linda Clanton and her son, Terry Clanton, both of Kannapolis and her son, Kenneth Clanton, of Harrisburg and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation and Services: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Thomas Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, from 1-2 p.m. on Monday.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus Co., 5003 Hospice Ln., Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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Published in Salisbury Post on Mar. 10, 2013