Deceased: Winfred Leroy Mann
Surrounded by his family at his home, Winfred Leroy Mann, 79, peacefully went to be with the Lord on July 17, 2009.
The son of Edna Mann and the late Seaton Mann, Winfred was born on October 23, 1929 in Chatham County.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Foy R. Mann; and children, Bertha M. Smith and husband Arthur, David W. Mann and wife Donna, Patricia L. Mann, Amy M. Meacham and husband Wayne, and Donald L. Mann and wife Tammy. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Chad Smith, David Smith and wife Wynsor, Deanna Watts and husband Garry, Logan and Simone Baker, and Rachel Watts; Amanda, Brittany, Cody, and Dylan Mann, Emily and Alex Youngman. In addition Winfred and his wife Foy have “adopted” many others over the years.
Winfred enjoyed a 43 year career at Chatham Mills, retiring in 1992. He was an active and loyal member of Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ in Pittsboro, having served as a trustee and a member of various church committees
The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6 – 9 pm at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home, Griffin Chapel. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm Tuesday at Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ with the Rev. Bob Wachs and Rev. Ray Gooch officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Fund kidneyfund.org, 6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852, memo: Carolina Dialysis of Pittsboro; UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro NC 27312; or to Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ, PO Box 366, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, Select “Obituaries”.
Arrangements are under the care of Hall – Wynne, Griffin Chapel, Pittsboro, NC.