Mary Steadman Mauney



Mary Steadman Mauney, age 92, of Wexford, PA, formerly of Forest City, N.C., died on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Wife of the late Dr. Richard Grady Mauney, mother of Richard Steadman Mauney in Romania, Charles Stuart Mauney (Ginger) of Greenville, S.C., and Emily Mauney Gingrich (Dr. Jeff) of Wexford, PA., grandmother of Alexandra, Steadman and Grady Mauney, Andrea, Chris, and Andrew Gingrich. Sister of James E. Steadman (Eileen) of Matthews, N.C.

Mary had been a school teacher and homemaker. She was a member and former Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at the First Baptist Church of Forest City. She also volunteered at Rutherford County Hospital and Meals on Wheels. Ghi Ghi, as she was known by her grandchildren, will be remembered for being an avid reader and for her love and devotion to her family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at eleven o'clock Friday, September 1, 2017 in the First Baptist Church of Forest City. The family will receive friends in the Family Fellowship Hall from ten o'clock until the hour of service. Committal of her ashes will be held for the immediate family in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Polkville, North Carolina.

Memorials may be made to the Church or to Greater Europe Missions-Jubilate Music Ministry Romania Account #57866 or checks may be mailed to Greater Europe Mission Acc# 57866, P.O. Box 1669, Monument, CO 80132.

Arrangements are under the direction of The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory and an online guest registry is available at