WILMINGTON — Mary Maude Shackelford Memory, 88, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center. She was born Jan. 7, 1933, in Conway, South Carolina.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Helen Edwards (George) and Charlotte M. Skipper (Skip). Mary is also survived by three sisters and four brothers, four granddaughters, three grandsons, seven great-granddaughters, six great-grandsons and one great-great-grandchild on the way.
Mary (AKA Nana) enjoyed spending time with her family and loved them all unconditionally. She loved singing, playing games, gardening, crafting and sewing. Mary was half of the rock still with us that is now whole again in heaven. She and Papa have been reunited and now watch over all of us from heaven.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 27, at Andrews Valley Chapel. The family will receive visitors one hour prior to services. Entombment will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
In loving memory of a great wife, mother, sister and Nana. We will miss you dearly. May you rest in peace. Amen.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.
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