Mary Ann Cody

Published 12:20 pm Tuesday, July 13, 2021

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Mary Ann Cody died on Monday, July 5, 2021.

Born March 13, 1970 in Davie County, she was the daughter of the late Booker T. and Magdalene Wilson Cody Sr.

She was employed as a manager with Family Dollar, Mocksville. A believer, she was a member of Mainville AME Zion Church, Mocksville. She loved her family and enjoyed entertaining at her home. She enjoyed spoiling her church members with new hair styles. Other hobbies included lively conversations with friends and family, cooking, playing bingo, listening to music while drinking her favorite, Mt. Dew,  and making sure her home was spotless.

Educated in the Davie public schools, she was a 1987 graduate of Davie County High School, and later attended Dudley Cosmetology School in Greensboro.

She was also preceded in death by siblings: Brida Lee Cody Wilkins, John Lee Cody, Booker Stanely Cody, William Cody and Floyd Cody; and a grandchild, Jypsi Mayfield.

Survivors: 2 sons, Ernest G. Mayfield Jr. and LaBron R. Mayfield, both of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, James, Brooklyn, Lavaris Sunnie, Emeris, LaBron Jr.; 2 sisters, DeAnna Cody, Mocksville, and Deborah F. Cody, King; 2 brothers, Samuel J. Cody, Charlotte, and Edward L. Cody, Washington, D.C; and a host of  nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be Saturday, July 17 at Roberts Chapel at 3 p.m. with family visitation at 2. Burial will follow at Mainville AME Zion Church Cemetery.  Public viewing will be Friday from 1-6 p.m. at Roberts.