The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday morning, March 11, 2015 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Mask Road, Americus, Georgia. The Reverend Jamica Kelley, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Staley Memorial Gardens, Corner of Mayo and Southerfield Roads, Americus, Georgia.
Mary Ann was born April 3, 1948 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to the late Willie Mann, Jr. and Bertha Patrick Mann. She was a 1967 graduate of Sumter County High School. She was preceded in death by one brother, Charlie Mann. After forty-six years of dedicated service, she retired from Sumter County Board of Education as a Nutritionist. She was a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church where she exemplified her worth on the Usher Board Ministry for twenty-six years and the Jerusalem Baptist Church Choir Ministry.
Survivors are nine loving siblings and their spouses, Eva Mann, Mattie Wright (Alfred), Albany, Georgia, Elder Annie Brown, Arthur Mann (Rebecca), Rev. Freddy Mann (Hattie), Willis Mann (Ruby), Dr. Cleveland Mann (Fannie), William Mann (Doris) and Ray Mann, all of Americus, Georgia; two stepbrothers; Leon Walker (Mary), and Rufus Walker; her sister-in-law, Bernice Mann, Americus, Georgia; her aunts and uncles, Josephine Mann, Mary Mann, Edith Mann, Clyde Mann, William Mann, Helen Mann and Florence Mann, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; her great aunt, Susie London, Belleglade, Florida; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.