Mary Way

Obituary of Mary Evelyn Way

Mrs. Mary Alexander Way, 89, of Charlotte, NC, died on February 10, 2020.  She was the widow of Warren Wade Way and daughter of Evelyn Hutto and James Howerton Alexander as well as a descendant of John McKnitt Alexander, signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.

Mrs. Way graduated from Queens University and received her master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She later received numerous fellowships from various universities in Russian language and studies while teaching English and Russian Studies at Central Piedmont Community College from which she retired.  She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa and Phi Delta Kappa.  She was a deacon and active member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by two children:  a daughter, Mary Christian Stemkowski and husband Stephen,a son, Ernest Gordon Poole, Jr.; two grandchildren, Mary Laird Stemkowski and Nicholas Alexander Stemkowski and wife, Laura, and two step-children, Elizabeth Way Rogers and Warren W. Way, III and wife, Fran.

Visitation is at Hankins and Whittington funeral service, 1111 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203 on Monday February 17, 2020 from 6-8pm.     A funeral service will be held at Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte on February 18, 2020 at 12:00pm with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Myers Park Presbyterian Church, 2501 Oxford Place, Charlotte, NC, 28207. 

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Monday
17
February

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, February 17, 2020
Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service - Charlotte
1111 East Boulevard
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
(704) 315-6241
Tuesday
18
February

Funeral Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Myers Park Presbyterian Church
2501 Oxford Place
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Tuesday
18
February

Interment

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Evergreen Cemetery
4626 Central Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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