Obituary of Mary Pipkin Rolison ~ 2011

Transcribed by Joan S Dunn

Source: New Bern Sun Journal Nov 2 2011

GRANTSBORO - Mary Pipkin Rolison, 76, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at home. 
She was a devoted member of New Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church and was 
the church pianist for 40 years.  
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Thomas Rolison and 
grandson, Justin Fornes.  She is survived by her two daughters, Martha 
Rolison Gaskins and husband Tim, and Jenny Rolison Fornes and husband 
Dale, both of Grantsboro; five grandchildren, Jennifer Doucette and 
husband Michael, Kristen McFadden and husband Todd, Warren Fornes, Jarod 
Fornes and Teresa Wiley and husband Jamey; great-grandchildren, Trevor 
McFadden, Aiden Doucette, Jordan Wiley and Jacob Wiley.  
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, at New Bethlehem 
Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Jesse Crisp and the Rev. Michael 
Roach officiating. Internment to follow immediately in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday night at the 
Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.

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