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Mary Wagner, 69, beloved sister and special aunt, of Winston-Salem, NC went home, at home, with family and friends by her side, after a strong fight with cancer. Born on February 10, 1947 in Johnson County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late A.E. and Irene Michael Wagner.
Mary believed in working hard and enjoying life to the fullest with her family and her special BellSouth and H&R Block families, who she worked with at BellSouth 34 years and H& R Block 30 years.  She loved her family dearly and she also loved children, all children, especially her nieces and nephews.  She also raised her niece, Charla Strawser, and nephew, David Poe, after the death of their mother. She was a supporter of Special Olympics.  Mary was an active member of the Pioneer Club at BellSouth.
Preceding her in death, besides her parents, were two sisters, Betty Wilson and Ann Poe and one niece, Linda Wilson Pope.
Survivors include one sister, Winnie Wilson (Calvin) of Boone; three nephews, David Poe (Shelley), Jim Wilson (Carmen), and Mike Wilson (girlfriend Krissy); one nephew-in-law, Edward Pope; two nieces, Charla Strawser and Patricia Harless (Robby); four great nephews, Evan Strawser, Jordon Harless, Carter Wilson, and Mason Pope; and two great nieces, Sierra Lowe (Andy) and Kayla Harless.
A funeral service for Mary was held Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11 am at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel, Winston-Salem, with Rev. Dairl Scott officiating.  Burial followed the service at Sunset Memorial Park, Mountain City, Tennessee, with Rev. Gordon Noble officiating.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church, in honor of Angie Foster, 429 South Broad Street, Winston-Salem, NC  27101 or Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC  27103. Mary’s family wishes to thank her BellSouth and H&R Block families for all the help and care they gave us during this difficult time. Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel and Hampton Funeral Service in Boone are assisting the family.