March 7, 2022, 73, Mount Olive –
Mary Craig Singleton, resident of the Scott’s Store area near Mount Olive, passed away early Monday morning, March 7, 2022 at home.
Funeral services for her will be held Wednesday, March 9, at 7 pm at Tyndall Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. Mickey Whitfield and the Rev. Mark S. Hobbs. Visitation will follow immediately after the service. Burial will be Thursday, March 10, at 11 a.m. at Outlaw Family Cemetery on Jeff Outlaw Road. Memorials may be made to Cure for the Colors, Southeastern Cancer Care, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro NC 27534; Pleasant Grove Vol. Fire Department and EMS, c/o Wayland Southerland, 645 Bennett’s Bridge Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365; Rooty Branch FWB Church, c/o Cathy P. Rouse, 1835 Red Hill Road, Albertson, NC 28508; or Snow Hill FWB Church, c/o Rev. Hobbs, 554 Scott’s Store Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.
Mary was born in Lawton, Oklahoma. She was a 1967 graduate of Geronima High School in Geronima, Okla where she played basketball, volleyball, and was active in 4-H.
Mary married on April 12, 1969, the love of her life, Milton R. Singleton, a U.S. Army soldier from rural Mount Olive and the young couple resided on Route 3, Walters, Okla. After his release from Fort Sill,Okla., they moved to the Scott’s Store community near Mount Olive where she attended Rooty Branch FWB Church.
Mary had worked with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., Barry of Goldsboro, Young Squire, Reeves Brothers, Jan-Mark, Carolina Turkeys which became Butterball. In most of these employments, she was involved with clerical, administrative, and payroll duties.
Mary is survived by her husband, Milton R. Sinlgeton, of the home; a daughter, Edie S. Barfield and husband, Ken, of Mount Olive; a son, Nathan Singleton and wife, Stacy, of Mount Olive; grandchildren, Zachary and Claire Barfield, and Chandler and Kaylee Singleton, all of Mount Olive; a brother, Terry Craig of Lawton, Okla.; a sister, Melva Craig Mitchell of Milan, Tenn.; a sister–in-law, Phyllis S. Holmes and husband, Milton, of Mount Olive; a brother-in-law, Jerry Singleton and wife, Caroline, of Mount Olive.