Mary Lee Willoughby

November 25, 1931 - October 10, 2020

11/25/1931 - 10/10/2020

WILSON, NC – Mary Lee Willoughby, age 88, formerly of Ahoskie, passed away on October 10, 2020 at her home in Wilson, NC.

She was born on November 25, 1931 to Robert Lee and Mary Belch Vinson in Rich Square, NC. Mary Lee worked as a Registered Nurse for Hertford County Health Department.

Besides her parents, Mary Lee was preceded in death by her husband, John William “Bill” Willoughby.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Mary Beth McLawhorn and husband, Michael B. Denton of Elm City, NC, and Cathy and husband, Randal Cranford of Aberdeen, NC; granddaughter, Christina Leigh Boykin; and great grandson, Andrew Michael Boykin.

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

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Renee&Ronald Spence
3 years ago

We are so sorry.

Patricia Lamm
3 years ago

So sorry

Trish Carson
3 years ago

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your mom and dad were such kind people and she put up with his sense of humor! Warm memories of both of them. God bless and keep you during this time.

April R Ayungua
3 years ago

I am so very sorry to hear of this news. She was very good to me. Prayers are with you and your family.

Cindy Temple
3 years ago

You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Your Mom and Dad were so so sweet. I loved getting the chance to talk to her when your Dad would bring her by the office at Our Town Properties. Cherish your memories and count your blessings everyday. Sweet Sweet Lady.

Sarah & Robert Kemp
3 years ago

We are thinking of you during this difficult time.