Obituary: Mary B. Root
Mary B. Root was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1925, the daughter of Curtis William and Caroline Strohecker Braswell. Mrs. Root grew up in Kentucky and graduated from Columbia College in Missouri.
She moved with her family to Winter Park, Florida, in 1950. Mrs. Root taught kindergarten and was a secretary, homemaker and a loving Mom.
Her survivors are: son, Clyde “Skip” Hughes (Robin) in New Smyrna Beach, Florida; daughter, Linda Bridges (Gary); three grandchildren, Danielle Dotson, Carson Bridges and Christopher Hughes; and four great-grandchildren, Eric and Nacole Dotson and Nixon and Taggart Bridges.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oakland Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 38, Oakland, FL 34760; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.
Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.