Martha Mangold
1936 - 2020
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MANGOLD, Martha Ellen Martha Ellen Mangold passed away on April 17, 2020 of COVID-19. Born in 1936 in Santiago, Chile, she moved to Florida in 1941. Martha finished high school early to attend college and graduated from The University of Georgia in 1957. After college she moved to Atlanta where she worked in interior design and in customer service with various local banks. She married Neal Richard Mangold in 1965. Her entrepreneurial pursuits ranged from importing furniture and designing couture dresses to building, renovating and decorating homes at Lake Oconee. A model for over 10 years, Martha was a true beauty inside and out. Her family always remained the center of her universe. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Marta Martin, and brothers John Martin and George Martin. She is survived by her daughters Caroline Nolen (Nelson), Margaret Motley (Gary), Mary Ellen McDonald (Harry), Pinky deButts (Foster), her husband Neal, five grandchildren Maddie, Mac, India, Prather and Foster, her brother Jimmy Martin, and ten nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, August 20th at 10 AM at The Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to: Christ the King School of Atlanta,, Meals on Wheels Atlanta.

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Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 2, 2020.
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August 18, 2020
Dear Pinky, I remember your generosity when my father died in April of Covid-19. I am thinking of your family now, praying that you have a wonderful memorial service that brings you and your family closure and peace. Your mother was a special and brave woman, and you are as well. Best wishes to you and your family, Anne-Christine
Anne-Christine Hoff
May 26, 2020
How strange I dreamt she had passed away last week. How many wonderful memories I have of our old Atlanta buddies...Anne, Ann, Martha, Doris and I and our fun days at the Darlington. What an amazing woman you were, dear friend. You brought so much light into my life.
Marilyn Crager Toole
May 21, 2020
Truly a privilege to know this incredible woman. I will never forget her grace, wisdom and beautiful heart.
Praying for her family during this very difficult time.
Marye McKenney
May 13, 2020
Please accept my sincere condolence for the loss of your mother, Martha. Though I never met her I do recall you telling a funny story about her regarding Lake Oconee. It reflected well on her sense of humor and ability to put matters in to their proper perspective. She raised you so she has my deepest respect.

Frank Farrell
Francis Farrell
May 11, 2020
Thinking of all her beautiful daughters. Sending my deepest sympathies, love and prayers.
Randi Riccardi Wesley
May 10, 2020
Im thinking of all you sweet and pretty girls right now. I remember your Mom because I came to one of those by invitation only shows! All my friends including myself wore a Martha Mangold to our Freshman PDC. Sending love and prayers your way.
Amy Kramer
May 10, 2020
Nancy Booker
May 10, 2020
I have so many fond memories of your mother and time spent in your home. The smell of the kitchen is such a vivid sense as is you mothers soft voice and beautiful gentle laugh that I can hear like it was yesterday. She was so sweet to me and I felt so comfortable there. I loved your mothers pretty, tasteful things and looking at her pictures. My mother was always comfortable and happy for me to be at your home. She felt like a south american mother was not a far stretch from an Italian one! She respected and liked your mother so much. I mourn her loss even though I had not seen her in years. My heart and love goes out to you all.
Christine Butler
Christine Butler
May 10, 2020
Anne-Christine Hoff
May 10, 2020
I didn't know her personally but Spiritually She has the essence of an Angel and a master of her desnity Sounds alot like my mother.Just an Inspiring remarkable Story I send my Condolences to the family with loving Energy
Jessica King
May 4, 2020
What a wonderful life well lived! Praying for the repose of her soul and peace for your family.
Tracey Peer
May 4, 2020
God Bless all the Mangold girls. Mrs. Martha was always very kind to me and I will never forget her. So many stories that I wouldnt dare tell on a public forum. I know her and my Mother are planning something for us all.
May 2, 2020
To the beautiful Mangold family,
I know you will miss your mom very much, she was a force and a lady. MARTHA was a very talented lady. Her family was her priority and it shows through her four amazing daughters and their families. It was a privilege to watch and interact with the family since the elementary school days at Christ the King. Please let me know if there is anything we can do for your family. Love, Patty, Kim and Philip
Patty Marie Burns
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