April 17, 1944 - February 24, 2021
Kinston, North Carolina - A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mary Evelyn Hardy Amyette, 76, of Camden, will be held at 1pm on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 at First Baptist Church, Camden, SC. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church or the charity of one's choice
Mary died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Wednesday, February 24th, 2021. Born in Kinston, NC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin and Evelyn Bizzell Hardy. Mary was a retired school teacher and member of Delta Kappa Gamma who made a positive impact on so many in the community. She was proud to be from a family of educators including her mother and sisters being teachers, and her two nieces being special education teachers and her daughter serving in special education as well. She also cherished her friends from Grainger High School, her bridge club, Pinedale, and her years of teaching. She was a member of First Baptist Church and loved the Lord our God dearly.
She is survived by her daughter, Allison A. McCarley (Lindsay), of Columbia; son, Brent Amyette, of Greenville, SC; grandchildren Eliza, Zachary, and Izzie McCarley and Corinne and Rivers Amyette; sisters Anne Stanley of Loma Linda, CA and Joan Hardy of Wilmington, NC; beloved nephew and nieces Rev. William F. Stanley, III, Lisa Spence, Amy Johnson; her beloved great nieces and nephews; and many special friends including Darlene Mathis, Evelyn Reynolds, Charlotte Smith, Ashley Dover, and Leila Rimes. Mary was predeceased by her beloved brother-in-law, William F. Stanley, Jr., and her beloved niece Cam Stanley Sutton.
The family would like to thank from the bottom of our hearts the kind and generous staff at both Pinedale and Kershaw Health Medical Center. The kindness and love you all showed Mom is a testament to our community and will not be forgotten.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Amyette family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com
Published by The State on Feb. 26, 2021.