Mary Lucille Hardee Stutz, 84, of Havelock, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from the Duke Medical Center.

Mary Lucille Hardee Stutz, 84, of Havelock, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from the Duke Medical Center.

Her funeral service will be held 4:00 PM, Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Havelock with Dr. Steve Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will be held at the Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, NC.

Mary was a long time teacher and educator. She received her Master’s Degree from Clarion State University. Her career included teaching for the Department of Defense in Nuremberg, Germany. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church. She was a librarian in Havelock with Arthur Edwards Elementary School and with the public library. She was a research librarian for Brockway Glass, Inc., as well as a greeter at Wal Mart. She loved birds, animals and her cat Creamy. She was an artist and enjoyed gardening. She was a proud wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Lucy Elizabeth Stutz, of the home; her son, Commander Scott S. Stutz and his wife Susan M. Hall-Stutz; grandson, Timothy Noah Stutz.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Major Sherwood S. Stutz, a U.S. Army Retiree; her mother, Elizabeth Hardee, and her father, Colonel David Hardee (U.S. Army Retired); sister, Elizabeth Remmers (Nee Hardee).

Visitation will be 3:00 PM, Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Trinity Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Literacy Council.

Online condolences may be made to www.mundenfhhavelock.com.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Cremations, Havelock.

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