The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 7, 2014

Mary Harwood, 83, of Albemarle, died March 4, 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014 — Mary Jewell Morton Harwood, 83 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Bethany Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Albemarle.

Mary was born April 30, 1930, in Stanly County, to the late Cannon Fetzer Morton and the late Bertha Emmaline Williams Morton. She was also preceded in death in 2001 by her husband, Elmond Elwood Harwood; one brother and four sisters.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. David Pinion, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, in Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel in Albemarle. Burial will follow at New Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by her son, Stanley Morton Harwood and wife Crystal, of Albemarle; daughter, Amy Pinion and husband David, of Norwood; sister, Trulie Mae Harkey of Spencer; five grandchildren, Chad Drye, Seth Harwood, Stephanie Pinion, Mary Pinion and Nicholas Pinion; and two great-grandchildren, Connor and Riley Drye.

Memorials may be made to New Mt. Tabor UMC, 40237 Millingport Road, Richfield, NC 28137.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Harwood family.

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