Mary Spright Mitchell Isenhart
June 21, 1921 - October 04, 2018
Born in Wake County, NC
Resided in Timberlake, NC
Monday October 08, 2018, 3PM
Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
3712 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704
Mary Spright Mitchell Isenhart, 97, of Timberlake, died Thursday, October 4, 2018. Born in Wake County and resided there until 1940, Mama Spright was the daughter of the late Jesse and Mary Ann Mitchell. She later moved to Durham in 1940 and lived there until 2016 when she moved to Timberlake. She graduated from Zebulon High School in 1938. In 1945, she began work with Woolworth/Woolco Corporation and retired in 1983 after 38 years. Mama Spright was preceded in death by her siblings, Kathryn, JC, Theodore (Poss) and George and her grandchildren Rhonda Tilley and Danny Mangum.
Mama Spright is survived by two daughters, Jacklyn (Jackie) Chambers and Mary Lue (Lulu) Tilley, both of Timberlake; four grandchildren, Lisa Mangum, of Durham, Donald (Donnie) Lumley, of Timberlake, David Tilley, of Greenville and Elizabeth Tilley, of Timberlake; two great-granddaughters, Emerald Smith of Timberlake and Chelsey Davie, of Oxford; two great-great-grandchildren, Mikayla Hobgood and Easton Davie, both of Oxford.
Graveside rites will be held 3PM Monday, October 8, 2018, at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens by the Pastor Dale Brooks. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter Jackie Chambers, 288 Woody Dr., Timberlake.