Mary Louise Mitchell Musselman

Published 2:45 pm Monday, May 22, 2023

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Mrs. Mary Louise Mitchell Musselman, 85, of Cedar Ridge Road, Mocksville, died Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born on July 28, 1937 in Washington, D.C. to the late Everett Watson Mitchell and Nellie Laura Martin Gill.

She was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and was a nurse for six years. She was owner of Happy House Miniatures in Downtown Mocksville for 26 years and was a member of the Mocksville Woman’s Club for 12 years. She was a recipient of the Club Woman of the Year in 2001, the Lifetime Membership in 2005, and the Club Woman with a Heart in 2009. She supported Janice Schooler and the Town for establishing Mocksville as a Main Street Member as Mocksville became an Affiliate in 1991. She was a member of the Downtown Merchants Association and acted as Secretary for over 15 years. She was also a writer and copy writer for the Historic Downtown Mocksville Magazine for 2 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Perce Albert Musselman.

Survivors include: 3 sons, Alan Musselman (Trish Greene) of China Grove, Erik Musselman (Susan) of Faith, and Kurt Musselman (Tammy) of Mocksville; and special friends, Tami Langdon, Jenny Ledford, and Margaret Overcash.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lori Anne Bowen officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: The Paris Foundation at or to First UMC, 310 N. Main St., Mocksville, NC 27028.

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