Mary B. Duty
Mary B. Duty, 91, of Charlottesville, died on Sunday, March 25, 2012. She was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on January 3, 1921.
Mary helped change the world from her early youth until the day of her passing. She was a mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, great-great- grandmother, Honorary Grandmother of the Appalachian Cherokee Nation and friend of the Monacan Indians, writer, author, journalist, student, researcher, poet, healer, intuitive consultant, and psychic reader. Her journals, published books, poetry and writings are cherished by all.
Mary is survived by a son and daughter, six grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and six great-great- grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Teague Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, Mary asked that donations be made to the Appalachian Cherokee Nation Inc. to promote their college scholarship fund for Native American Youths.
Donations may be mailed to Chief Marshall Couch, P.O. Box 64, Gore, VA 22637, Phone 540-877-1450. Friends may sign a guest register at teaguefuneralhome.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.