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Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara Ellen (Brown) Mandras

May 7, 1947 ~ March 3, 2017 (age 69)

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Barbara E. Brown Mandras, 69, formerly of Gibson, left for her heavenly home on March 3, 2017 to be with her Lord and the love of her life, her husband Tom.

A celebration of  life will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 101 W. Church St., Laurinburg. A reception will immediately follow the service.

Born in Paterson, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Leahr and Hilda Franz Brown. She lived her younger years in Wellsboro, PA.

She is survived by her daughters, Tamara Williams (Richard) of Panama City, FL, and Heather Sosa (Chuck) of Ludowici, GA; her son, Waldimiro Sosa III (Crystal) of Hertford, NC; her sister, Ruth Hutchinson (Hutch) of Hertford, NC; her brother, Leahr Brown Jr. (Arlene) of Wellsboro, PA; grandchildren, Samantha, Josie and Dale Williams (Tamara and Richard), Kara, Sayden, Waldimiro “LJ”, and Nova Sosa (Waldimiro and Crystal), Ty’Anna Sosa and Charlene Percell (Heather and Chuck) and her loving Goldwing family.

She retired from Belk as an associate manager in Ahoskie, NC. Barb’s favorite past time was riding horses and her motorcycles with her Goldwing family and going to Tuesday Cruisers. She was also a rider educator for motorcycles with the GWWRA, ride coordinator and was the author of the newsletters. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Laurinburg.

For those desiring, memorials may be made to: Scotland Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353 in memory of Barbara or flowers may be sent to First United Methodist Church, 101 W. Church St., Laurinburg, NC 28352.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
March 11, 2017

3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
101 W. Church St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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