Mary Whisnant Schweikert, 79, of Raleigh passed on July 30, 2015. Mary was born and raised in Hickory, NC. After moving to Raleigh, she met and married her husband, Charles in 1958.
Mary loved to spoil her children and grandchildren. She always enjoyed spending time watching cooking shows and game shoes. Being the generous and compassionate person she was, she often donated to charity’s such as St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, The American Heart Association and The Cancer Society to name a few. Among many other things, Mary was a strong woman and a true fighter.
Mary is survived by her husband, Charles J. Schweikert; daughters, Theresa Taylor and her husband, Tony, and Anita Gulley and her husband, Patrick; grandchildren, Jansen, Jenna and Kylie Taylor, and Dylan, Ashlyn, Peyton and Colton Gulley; and her sister, Helen Ritchie.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1 at 11:00am, with visitation from 10:00-11:00am, at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC. Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. Condolences may be made online at www.MitchellatRMP.com