Mary Glenn Moore Preddy, 85, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at the Homeplace of Burlington. After several years of declining health God called her home. She was born in Alamance County on May 26, 1935 to the late Walter C. Moore and Nurtie Ray Moore, and was married for 58 years to Robert “Bob” W. Preddy, Jr. who survives.
Mary attended Walter Williams High School, Technical Institute of Alamance and American Institute of Banking. She was employed with Rayless Department Store as a cashier, a teller at the National Bank of Alamance and the N.C. National Bank. She retired from accounting with AT&T/Lucent Technology after 24 years of service. Mary was a longtime active member of Shamrock Evangelical Methodist Church where she served as the church secretary, treasurer, choir member, special singing and the church decorator for 25 plus years.
She enjoyed needlepointing, loved spending time with her grandchildren and was an active volunteer with the Hospice of Alamance-Caswell Flea Market and the clothing store for 23 years. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors other than her husband, Bob Preddy, Jr. include her sons, Allen (Donna) Preddy, and Todd (Carmen) Preddy; grandchildren, Jason (Cori Lee) Frye, Michael (Marlenee) Preddy, Ryan Preddy, Chris Hurst, and Katie (Kraig) Osborne; great grandchildren, Memphis Osborne, Xander Osborne and Gryffin Osborne. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, David Kenneth Moore and her sisters, Cathy Ann Moore and Billie Faye Moore Smith.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Brian Wardlaw with the burial to follow at Alamance Memorial Park. Mary will be available for the public to come by on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm to sign the register book and view the video.
The family would like to send a special “Thank You” to the staff and caregivers at Homeplace of Burlington for all their loving care and compassion that was shown to Mary during her illness and also to Authorcare Hospice.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Authorcare Hospice, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
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