Shelva Jean Mann, of the Mill Creek community, died on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at the Hospice House of Carteret County.
She taught at Graham A. Barden Elementary School in Havelock, worked at the A&P Food Store in Morehead City and Walmart of Morehead City and was a contributing writer for The Carteret News-Times with weekly articles in Compass Points with The Mill Creek News.
Memorial will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Reeces Chapel Baptist Church, Newport, with the Rev. Winkie Chadwick officiating.
She is survived by two brothers, Wilbert and Dennis Mann of Texas; and one sister, Hilda Mann Farthing of Maryland.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be sent to the building fund at Reeces Chapel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 249, Newport, NC 28570.
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City.