Mary Alice Lett Crissman

Posted 6/17/21

Mary Alice Lett Crissman, 87 of Sanford, passed away on Thursday June 10, 2021, at Central Carolina Hospital.

Funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Moore Union Christian Church with …

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Mary Alice Lett Crissman, 87 of Sanford, passed away on Thursday June 10, 2021, at Central Carolina Hospital.

Funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Moore Union Christian Church with Rev. David Yarborough and Rev. Gary Moore officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She was born in Lee County, daughter of the late John Wesley Lett and Bettie Ruth Lanier Lett. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mary Alice was a graduate of Broadway High School. She worked at the Lee County Veterans Service Office for 44 years, retiring as the first female Veteran Services Officer in North Carolina. She was also awarded the state’s highest honor, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Gov. James B. Hunt Jr., for 44 years dedicated service to the Veterans of Lee County and the State of North Carolina. Mary Alice was a member of Moore Union Christian Church where she had served as a teacher and choir member.

Surviving is her brother, Herbert Lee Lett of Carolina Beach.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials made to the Moore Union Christian Church Cemetery Maintenance Fund.

Online condolences can be made at www.smithfuneralhomebroadway.com .

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