Mary C. Gupton

Mary Conn Gupton, 76, of Raleigh, died Monday morning at her home.

Mary was the daughter of the late Willie and Mattie Bell Conn. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly Gupton and her brother, Willie Bunn Conn.

A funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Friendship Baptist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at Lancaster Memorial Park.

Mary is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Alex S. Gupton; daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Bill Hensley of Raleigh; grandson, William “Will” Wilkerson and his fiancé, Stacy both of Fayetteville; sisters-in-law, Cathy Conn of Louisburg; Shirley Sykes of Norfolk, VA.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, Men for Missions Ministry, 5510 Falls of Neuse Rd. Raleigh, NC 27609 or Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Cr; Raleigh, NC 27607.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.strick