Mrs. Mary M. Roney, 96 of Richmond, VA, transitioned to her heavenly home on December 27, 2022. Mary was born on August 19, 1926, in Prince George, VA, to the late John William and Bert Booker.
Mary was a woman of great strength, perseverance, kindness, laughter, and fun. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend.
Mary accepted Christ at an early age, and she attended church services regularly until her health began to decline. Mary received an education from Prince George Public Schools. She was a retired housekeeper. Throughout her lifetime, Mary was known to be a classy, well-dressed woman who took pride in looking her best.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 77 years, Roosevelt Roney; daughter Mildred Johnson; and grandson Tyrone Johnson.
To cherish her loving memory, Mary leaves 4 children, Euniceteen Fletcher, Diana Jordan, Overy Roney (Norma Jean), and Hugh Roney; five grandchildren, Charles Jordan, Jr. (Brenda), Terrence Jordan, Sr. (Latisha), James Johnson, Jr. (Beulah), Christopher Johnson, and Carla Roney; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Mary’s presence, grace, care, nurturing spirit, and love will be missed by all who loved and knew her.
A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Affinity Funeral Service, 8074 Mechanicsville Tnpk, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Interment to follow in Little Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. 23503 Flatfoot Road, Stoney Creek, VA 23882.