Mary Mahaffey Andrews

Published 2:03 pm Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Mary Lou Mahaffey Andrews, 86, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas. She was born on Nov. 8, 1931 in Chesnee, S.C.

Mary Lou was the daughter of the late Ed and Etta Jones Mahaffey. She was a member of Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren.

Surviving is her daughter, Markita A. Rogers and spouse Bill (of Bentonville, Ark.); two grandchildren, William and Anais; one sister, Wilma Peercy; seven nieces and two nephews.

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A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 at Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, Green Creek, N.C. with Rev. Craig Scruggs officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service.

Memorials may be made to the Mahaffey Youth Camp Fund c/o Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, 525 Melvin Hill Rd, Columbus, NC 28722 or to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County, online at

Online condolences may be made at

 McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory
Tryon, N.C.