Clara Mann Ussery • 23 Dec 1914 - 25 Jul 2008 Created by host on 3/14/2010 1:39:02 AM
I'm sorry to report that Clara Belle Mann Ussery, daughter of Raymond Harvey Mann, passed away on July 25th in Sanford, NC. Here's her obituary as reported in The Pilot —
Clara Mann Ussery, 94, of Sanford, died Friday, July 25, 2008, at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Sunday, July 27), at Buffalo Cemetery, with the Rev. Betty Sherrod officiating.
Mrs. Ussery was born Dec. 23, 1913, in Harnett County, a son of the late R.H. and Ida Truelove Mann Sr. She graduated from Sanford High School and attended East Carolina College. She was a homemaker and substitute teacher with Lee County Schools. She enjoyed reading and needlework and was an avid bridge player.
She was preceded in death by her husband, E.T. Ussery Jr.; two brothers, Joe Mann and Harold Mann; a sister, Grace Mann Bortz; and a son-in-law, Henry Stein. Mrs. Ussery is survived by two daughters, Sandra U. Smith and her husband, Adrian, and Marie Stein, all of Sanford; three brothers, Linwood S. Mann, Russell L. Mann and his wife, Julia, and Raymond H. Mann Jr., all of Sanford; two grandchildren, Thomas F. Pruett and his wife, Carla, also of Sanford, and Tiffany Marie Todd and her husband, Patrick, of Raleigh.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association.