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Pheobia Ellen (Braxton) Mann

March 21, 1928 ~ July 31, 2019 (age 91)

Pheobia Ellen Braxton Mann, age 91, of Pittsboro, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Jim & Betsy Bryan UNC Hospice Home.

Pheobia was born in Alamance County, North Carolina, on March 21, 1928 to the late William Algie Braxton and Ida Lindley Braxton. She was also preceded in death by her husband Horace Mann and brothers; Wilson Braxton, Grady Braxton, and Charm Braxton.

Surviving relatives include her daughter Ellen Allen and husband Tom of Cary, son Lynn Mann and Betty Jo Oldham of Pittsboro, four grandchildren Patrick Allen (Lauren), Amanda Thomas (Jon), Jonathan Allen (Haley), Jesse Mann (Brittany), and seven great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 2, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM at Donaldson Funeral Home & Cremation Griffin Chapel. The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11AM at Hickory Mountain United Methodist Church with Rev. Ray Gooch presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorial contributions to be made in Pheobia’s memory to the SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan UNC Hospice House 100 Roundtree Way Pittsboro, NC 27312 or Hickory Mountain United Methodist Church 201 Hadley Mill Road Pittsboro, NC 27312.

Following the service the family will be at the home place.

Condolences may be made at www.donaldsonfunerals.com

Donaldson Funeral Home & Cremation is honored to serve the Mann family.


Donations may be made to:

SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC Health Care
100 Roundtree Way, Pittsboro NC 27312
Tel: 1-984-215-2675

Hickory Mountain UMC
201 Hadley Mill Road, Pittsboro NC 27312


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