Mary Etta Straughan

April 23, 1949 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 72)


Mary Etta Straughan ,72 years old passed away in Burlington, NC, on January 8, 2022.

Mary was born on April 23, 1949, the daughter of Regil Magaline {Mabe} and William Howard Hamby.

Mary was very devoted to her church. She also loved her dog Precious very much.

Surviving are her son Howard Jason Elswick and wife (Tammy) and a daughter Linda Linebery. Mary also had 5 grandchildren Millard Elswick, Amber Turbeville, Brandon Elswick, Darrien Deweese and Trevor Ward, and 11 great grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by a brothers Sambo Hamby and Johnny Hamby, her parents and companion Dale Price.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 am on January 29,2022 at Open Bible Baptist Church, 610 S Beaumont Ave Burlington NC 27217 with Rev, Steve Pruitt officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. You may share an online condolence by visiting Arrangements are in the care of Omega Funeral Service & Crematory. 

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Celebration of Life Service
January 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Open Bible Baptist Church
610 Beaumont Avenue
Burlington, NC 27215

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