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Mary Nellie Ashley Vannoy
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1920
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 2011
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA

Mary Nellie Ashley Vannoy, 91, of Fletcher Street, Wilkesboro, died Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born September 6, 1920 in Wilkes County to Rome and Ellen Smith Ashley. She was a member of Crossroads Primitive Baptist Church and later attended White Oak Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaither Hampton Vannoy; her parents; two step-daughters, Clyde Whittington and Louise Hall; one step-son, James "Jim" Vannoy; three sisters, Victoria Parsons, Venie Dancy and Carrie Beshears; two brothers, Philmore Ashley and Pressley Ashley.

Survivors include: one son, Bill Hampton Vannoy and wife Marcella of Millers Creek; two grandchildren, Bobby Vannoy, Matthew Vannoy and wife Janeen; two great-grandchildren, Megan Vannoy and Lauren Vannoy.

Funeral services will be 2:00 o'clock Saturday at White Oak Baptist Church with Pastor Matthew Vannoy officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30. Burial will be in the Ashley Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes from 6:30 until 8:30 Friday night.

The family has requested no food.

Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Vannoy Family at

Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes is serving the Vannoy Family.

Ashley Family Cemetery
Person County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Cristy Gloria
Record added: Oct 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78465742
Mary Nellie <i>Ashley</i> Vannoy
Added by: Cristy Gloria
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Rest in Peace!
- Cristy Gloria
 Added: Feb. 1, 2012

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