Mary is preceded in death by her parents, George and Dora Willson; her husband, Max Noftsger; three sisters, Pauline Elliott, Eunice Weingart, and Elizabeth Cieloha; and a nephew, David Weingart.
She is survived by a half-sister, Marjorie Lockhart of Bladen, Neb.; sister-in-law, Virginia Patterson of Whittier, Calif.; three nieces, Kathryn (Gary) Kile of Hastings, Neb., Meri (Joe) Boosel of Noblesville, Ind., and Sue Elliott of Olympia, Wash.; nephew, Philip (Barbara) Weingart of Santa Ana, Calif.; eleven great nieces and nephews; and 24 great-great nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held at the First Presbyterian Church in Kinston, N. C., with Pastor Wanda Neely officiating. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, April 15, at the Columbia Cemetery with Pastor Brent Hanna officiating. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Kinston, N. C. Williams Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.