Mary Ellen Rogers Preddy, 84, of Franklinton, passed away Friday afternoon, July 17, 2015 at Maria Parham Hospital. She was born in Front Royal, VA to the late Charles Thomas Rogers and Annie Byrd Henry Rogers.
A graveside funeral service will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton at 11 o’clock Monday morning July 20, 2015 with Rev. David Averette officiating.
Mrs. Preddy was a loving wife and mother as well as a faithful daughter to her late parents. She was a proud graduate of Franklinton High School where she was valedictorian & president of her class, president of the Beta Club, and Editor-In-Chief of the school yearbook. After graduation she worked at Burlington Industries and later at Franklinton Cotton Mill in administration. Mrs. Preddy was also a faithful member of Franklinton Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Mark William Preddy of Franklin County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Allen Preddy; brothers, William Edward Rogers and Charles Franklin Rogers.
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In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Franklinton Baptist Church, 108 West Mason Street Franklinton, NC 27525.
Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service in the Franklinton Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)