Mary Nordan Lea
  • 85 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 23, 1930
  • Date of passing: May 1, 2015
Let the memory of Mary be with us forever

Mary Ann Nordan Lea, 85, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at her home

A native of Harnett County, the daughter of the late Hugh Robert Burch and Virginia Nordan and the widow of Jesse James Lea. She was of Episcopal faith, a floral designer, worked at Murdoch Center and at Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Dr. James Shelly. Burial will be in Creedmoor Cemetery.

Surviving are two sons, Hugh Patrick Robertson(Wanda) of Creedmoor, Benjamin Scott Lea (Lynn) of Davenport , Fla.,a daughter, Deborah Ann McDonald (Larry) of Virginia Beach, eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Coolidge Poindexter “Dex” Maness.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to American Cancer Association, 8330 Health Park #10, Raleigh, NC 27615 or to Alzheimer’s Association, 1305 Navaho Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Visitation will be held Monday evening May 4, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home of her son, Patrick Robertson.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by DUNKIN STEWRT on 6th May 2015

"Pat, Scott and Deborah,
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of you Mother. As we sit here we think of so many fond memories of her over at Aunt Virginia"Aunt Dink". Those were the days and to short!! Can remember her telling of her Florida trips, and we all singing "It's a Small World".  Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you
Dunkin, Debbie, Ronnie,& Family

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