OBITUARY

Mary Ann Davis

January 5, 1943May 4, 2021
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Mary Ann Pritchard Davis of Hampton, Virginia passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 after a long illness.

Mary Ann was born in Greenville, South Carolina on January 5,1943. She is the daughter of the late Rev. Collins B. Byrd of Darlington, South Carolina and the late Hazella E. McCoy of Greenville, South Carolina.

Mary Ann’s passion in life was education. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education as well as a Masters Degree in Reading Development from Hampton University. Throughout her 40 years in teaching, she taught at various schools in Hampton including Aberdeen Elementary, Paul Burbank Elementary and Cooper Elementary. She relocated to South Carolina and continued teaching for several years before returning to Hampton where she retired from Hampton City Schools in 2009. She was also a devout member of First Baptist Church where she served as a Deacon. She was a member of the Sigma Gamma Rho sorority as well as a member of CHUMS. She enjoyed bowling in her spare time, as well as shopping and traveling with her various friends and family.

Mary Ann is survived by her son, John Andre Pritchard and his partner, Maria Whitworth; her son, Kevin Lamont Pritchard; and various family in Virginia, South Carolina, Alabama and Illinois. Her list of special friends and confidants is numerous as Mary Ann was loving and generous to all. If she was your friend, you knew you had a friend.

A viewing will be held Friday, May 14, 2021 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM, also at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home followed immediately by interment. A catered reception will follow in Parklawn's fellowship hall to celebrate her life with friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mary Ann Pritchard Davis’s name to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation at https://www.alzheimersresearchfoundation.com/

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and offer condolences.

Services

14 May

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home

2551 N. Armistead Ave
Hampton, Virginia 23666

15 May

Funeral Service

11:00 am

Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home

2551 N. Armistead Ave
Hampton , Virginia 23666

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Claudell Shaw

May 11, 2021

Sincere condolences to Kevin and John. I knew Ann as my aunt through marriage. She was very kind and loving. She was a friend of my mom, her sister in law Anna.

RIP Ann.
Cousin Claudell

Jerry Owens

May 10, 2021

I have good memory's of my dear cousin Ann, my wife and I will always remember how we meet my cousin and all the good times we had, laughing and talking about the SC family history, Cousin Ann you will always be dear to our harts. Rest in Peace and I'll see you on the other side, I love you.... Your Cousin Jerry and wife Loretta.

Becky Handy

May 10, 2021

John, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Though you may not think so, I do know you were a very loving and devoted son to your mother, and always did what was best for her. I pray you will remember all the good memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Love you my friend

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