Chauncey E. Mann Sr.
Chauncey E. Mann Sr., 97, owner and operator of Phoebus Dry Cleaners for over 40 years, died on November 11, 2012 in Gastonia, N.C.
He was born June 17, 1915 in Phoebus, the 13th and last child born to Alex and Carrie Mann of Phoebus.
A private graveside service was held November 12, and a celebration of life memorial service was held November 13 in Phoebus.
“To the Middlesex community and the Grafton Baptist Church family, your thoughtfulness and kind condolences over the passing of my father, Chauncey E. Mann Sr., brought us warm and refreshing joy over your concern. Your considerations were like warm summer breezes. My family shall forever be indebted to your benevolent spirit,” said Chauncey E. Mann Jr., the son of the deceased and former pastor of Grafton Baptist Church, Hartfield.