Mother Mary Moncrief

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Mary D Moncrief, age 97, passed away at her home in Columbus, Ohio, surrounded by loved ones on October 28, 2020. She was born February 20,1923 in Louin, Jasper County, Mississippi to Harry and Lucy (McGhee) Campbell.

She was united in holy matrimony to DeWitt Moncrief on April 4,1942. The family moved to Columbus, Ohio, where they united with the Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church in 1943. From this union, 6 children were born: 1 son and 5 daughters.

In her early years, Mary worked as a Midwife in Mississippi. When she relocated to Columbus, Ohio, she began her journey at the Marzetti Company, then as a domestic worker for several families in the Upper Arlington and Hillard areas. When Mary was not working, she was enjoying her time as a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Alongside her husband, the late Reverend DeWitt Moncrief, she was very active in religious endeavors throughout the Columbus community. She was very faithful in the senior choir, the Usher Board, Missionary Society, Deaconess Board; then later elevated to the Mother’s Board. She was also faithful in hospital visitations, nursing homes, prison ministry, the Helping Hand Club.

She was preceded in death by: Reverend DeWitt Moncrief (May 9th,1993), Harry and Lucy Campbell, 5 brothers, 5 sisters, her son Jason Moncrief and daughters Marsha Crosby and Beverly Davis.

Mother Moncrief leaves to cherish her memory, daughters Daisy Pierce, Kathy (John) Hill, Teresa (Joseph) Mickey, 13 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and the Triedstone family.

Mother Moncrief was a humble, loving, loyal and kind woman of God. She was known for her extraordinary cooking skills and her unique style of praise. She was also a classy woman, known for rocking hats and furs. She will be lovingly remembered by those who knew and loved her.

Public Viewing 8:30am -9:30am; Private Family Visitation 9:30am and Private Funeral 10:00am Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Triedstone Baptist Church 858 E. 3rd Ave. Mask and Social Distancing are required. Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May you draw comfort from God as he help you to cope with the loss of a wonderful person. Truly sorry for your loss.

  2. Love you granny sry I couldn’t be there love you deaf

  3. Sharon (Bren) Floyd

    Aunt Mae we Love you so much and you will be missed. Rest In Heaven

  4. The Moncrief & Carters’

    Auntie Cousin Mary, knowing you have been reunited with Uncle DeWitt, Marsha, Beverly and your Cousin/Sister in Law “Nez” are the only things that almost make your loss bearable. Thank you for all the great memories over the years.

    LauraBelle Moncrief and Ilea Carter

  5. Mary (Mae) Campbell Woulard

    I want to say God Bless his angel Aunt Mary. I Mary Campbell Woulard was named after my aunt. We both were called Mae. I’m Lil Mae. My father George A. Campbell, Sr. is very deeply broken. His heart is very heavy out of 13, he’s the long surviving sibling. My father is very hurt over losing his big sister. We love you Aunt Mae, God Bless. We’ll keep you in our hearts. Rest In Peace.

    Love you, your brother George A. Campbell, Sr.

  6. Barbara Campbell Dixon

    Sorry we’re unable to be there but we share in your sadness and thinking of you all as you celebrate Aunt Mae’s homegoing and remarkable life. Sending our love, healing prayers and comforting hugs.

  7. To the Moncrief Family
    On behalf of the Revival Joy Light Prayer Band we wish to extend to you you our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mother at one time she was a faithful member of the prayer Band and she will not be forgotten.
    We are praying for you and your family.Remember Jesus said I will never leave you nor forsake you.Trust God he will never fail you

    Humbly submitted by :Revival Joy Light Prayer Band
    Missionary Mother Annie Ruth Barton President
    Pastor Theresa Jones Vice President
    Evangelist Andre Green Secretary

  8. Im Corena Moncrief daughter. Chavis was my grandfather. My deepest condolences to the family. I have fun memories of her and uncle Dweitt when they visited Detroit many years ago. My deepest sympathy

  9. alfred lee ray iii

    Katheryn, my dear sister in Christ, you and your family have our condolences on the passing of your Mother, Mary Moncrief. “For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands.” (2 Cor. 5: 1 NLT) Pastors Alfred & Mercedes Ray.

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