Mary Harrington Leggett passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida, after a long illness. Mary was a native of Northampton County where she lived most of her life. Mary was married to the love of her life Don Leggett for fifty years and to this marriage was born three sons. She had a deep passion for reading and spent most of her spare time doing just that. Mary enjoyed spending as much time as she could with her grandchildren, wanting them to remember all of the good times they shared. She was a member of Rich Square Baptist Church which she loved dearly, serving as a Sunday school teacher for many years.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Rebecca Johnson and Joseph Wheeler Harrington, one sister, Linda Harrington Johnson and four brothers; Joe, Russell, Bobby and Wade Harrington.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Donald Leggett of the home, three sons, Donny Leggett and his wife Wendy of Raleigh, North Carolina, Al Leggett and his wife Brett of Conway, North Carolina, Steve Leggett and his wife Carol Lynn of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, two sisters; Agnes Jones of Clarksville, Virginia, Carol Godwin and her husband Larry of Rich Square, North Carolina, two brothers; Gerald Harrington and his wife Irene or Falls Church, Virginia, Ben Harrington and his wife Terry of Clemons, North Carolina, along with seven grandchildren, Allyson, Lee, Molly, Mary Caroline, Amanda, Ellie and Beth Leggett.