She was born February 11, 1931, to Louis B. and Sallie T. Clary, in Brunswick County, Virginia.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, her infant son, Paul, husband, Robert Brice Hinson, Sr., and mother-in-law, Annie Ruth Vaughan Hinson Deberry, daughter-in-law, Melisa B. Hinson, her brothers, Parris and Edwin Clary and her sisters, Marcella Jackson, Calvia Clary and Doma Cooper.
She was a loving mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother ("GG") who loved her family dearly. She loved to cook, feed everyone, and watch all the children playing around the house. The love and support she showed her family transcends all words.
She is survived by her loving family; one sister, Sylvia Clary Davis; children, Robert Brice Hinson, Jr., Tina Hinson Craft and husband Gene, of the home, David Wayne Hinson, Lisa Hinson Barnes and husband Earl Barnes, Louis Brandford Hinson and Celia Hinson Sloop; grandchildren, Jennifer Craft Fields, Stephanie Nicole Harrell, Joshua Earl Barnes, David Wayne Hinson, Jr., Justin Gene Craft, Courtney Hinson Mercer, Teresa Beth Hinson Mallon, Melanie Rene' Sloop, Brandon Louis Hinson and Eric Michael Barnes; great grandchildren, Marianna Mechele Fields, Dalaina Reese Harrell, Emma Ruth Barnes, Lohla Rene' Holzworth, Luke Steven Barnes, Aubree Elise Barnes, Eliam Brice Harrell, Elliana Claire Harrell, and soon to be new great grandson, Adam Louis Mercer.
Graveside Services will be conducted in Old Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids Friday, October 13, 2017 at 12:00 noon.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to graveside service beginning at 11:00 am at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service.
Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made in her honor to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America at www.alzfdn.org.
Special thanks to Angela Bell with East Carolina Home Care and Nash Hospice Nurses Shelly Rhodes and Letisha Richardson. The family greatly appreciated your kindness and compassion.
Arrangements entrusted to Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Services, 507 Highway 158 West, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com