Mary Mangum Adams born on March 25, 1923 passed away peacefully on July 08, 2012 at Clare Bridge of Cary, NC due to complication from dementia.
Mary was preceded in her death by her first husband of 56 years, Pete Mangum and her
second husband, Tom Adams. Also preceding Mary in her death were her sisters, Majorie Hart, Lousie Jones and her brother, Eugene Bundy.
Surviving family members include her sons Jerry Mangum and his wife, Myrtle; David Mangum and Peter Mangum, his wife Kim and their sons Peter and Ryan.
Mary was a wonderful mother and even a better person. A long time member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Mary was actively involved in Sunday School and a volunteer worker in the Church office before her dementia. Mary also served the community for many years in the Meals on Wheels program. Always bright and cheerful, Mary was a positive influence for all who met her. Up until 2000, Mary was an avid golfer and member of Raleigh Country Club where she won Nine Ladies Club Championships in from 1958 until 1980.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 12, at the Chapel of Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC. The family will receive friends and family prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 am. Graveside services will be held at Raleigh Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that a donation be made to the Tammy Lynn Center in Raleigh in her memory. 739 Chappell Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family at www.MitchellatRMP.com.