Mary Elizabeth Brett

February 20, 1929 - January 6, 2023

02/20/1929 - 01/06/2023

CONWAY, NC – Mary Elizabeth Brett, age 93, passed away on January 6, 2023 at the Pine Forest Rest Home of Woodland, NC.

Mrs. Brett was born in Kinston, NC, on February 20, 1929, a daughter of the late Aldon Gold and Annie Respass Hardy. Mary was a bookkeeper by trade and business owner. She was very active in the Murfreesboro Community as long as she was able.

Besides her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her devoted husband, E.G. Brett; a daughter, Becky Brett; and her brothers, Aldon Hardy, William Hardy, Richard Hardy, and Joseph Hardy.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Marcia Brett Parker and husband, Chris of Conway, NC; her son, Gary H. Brett of Conway, NC; three granddaughters, Heather Brett (Ryan) James, Melanie Brett (Landon) Dixon, and Anna P. (Justin) Daughtry; and a grandson, Sam (Kim) Parker; and three great grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made directly to Community Home Care and Hospice, 52 Anna Louise Lane, Roanoke Rapids, NC, 27870 or online by clicking here; or directly to Pine Forest Rest Home, 3277 NC Highway 35, Woodland, NC, 27897 or online by clicking here.

.Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Brett family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Wayne Futrell
1 year ago

Sorry to hear about Mary passing I have lots of things Rember about her E,G and my mother and Daddy together. Her and E,G, always were enjoying each others company and love was abound when they were together. Now they are together again with the Lord. Marcia you and
Gary are in Bessie an my prays love and take care ova each other

Ray Felton
1 year ago

I have known Mary most of my 76 years. My mother was a good friend of Mary and thought highly of the whole family. What a wonderful person to have had as a friend! Rest well dear lady.

Steven Long
1 year ago

Prayers for each and every one of you. What a Sweet soul she was.

Sandra Pierce Nelson
1 year ago

Marcia your mom was just the sweetest, I too have Magnolia Ave memories❤️❤️ Sending our thoughts and prayers, my mom is 93 and living in PA near me.

Ann B. Duck
1 year ago

Marcia, Gary and families, I was shocked to read of your mom’s death. Oh my gosh, what a flood of flashback memories ran through my mind. Mary was always so kind and loving to me growing up and into adulthood. Please accept my deepest sympathy, I loved her so much.

Yvonne Cherry English
1 year ago

Greg and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a great lady and role model. Our prayers for peace and comfort.

Carol Dickson
1 year ago

Prayers for you all. God Bless..

Booker Daniel
1 year ago

Sending prayers for family and friends. So sorry to hear this.