Bertha Foy Riddle Mann passed on May 4, 2022, in the Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home in Pittsboro surrounded by her family.

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Foy, known as Mema to all, was a life-long member of Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ. She was a homemaker, a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Her love in life was family. When you entered her home, you became part of the family.

Foy is survived by her children Bertha M. Smith (Arthur), David Mann (Donna), Patricia Mann (Nana B), Amy M. Meacham (Wayne), and Donald Mann (Tammy); her grandchildren Chad Smith, David Smith (Jess), Deanna Lewis (Richard), Emily Parker (Joe), Alex Youngman, Amanda Baker (Jonathon), Brittany Mann, Cody Mann, and Dylan Mann; great-grandchildren Zachary Smith, Wesley Smith, Logan Baker, Simone Baker, Rachel Watts, Scarlett Mann, Kaiden Baker, Austin Baker; and great-great-grandchild Ava Green. She was Mother and Mema to many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Winfred L. Mann, her parents, son-in-law Arthur Smith, and twelve brothers and sisters.

A graveside service for “Mema” will be conducted Sunday, May 8, at 2 p.m. at Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to Hospice at UNC Health Foundation, Attn: Tina, 123 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, N.C 27516.

The family of Bertha Foy Riddle Mann would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, and kind deeds. A special thank you to the wonderful people of the Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home. You all “rock” and are now a part of our family. God Bless you all.

Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Mann family.