Mary Gene Lamb, 91, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died Saturday, July 21st, 2012, in Gothenburg.
Mary Gene was born in St. Pauls, North Carolina, on June 9th, 1921, to Julian Carr and Frances M. (McArthur) Lentz. Her family moved to Durham, North Carolina, in 1933. She graduated from Durham High School in 1939 and attended Duke University and Croft's Business College. She then worked for several years as a dental assistant.
On November 18th, 1949, she married Warren S. Lamb of Willow Island at Durham, North Carolina. She and Warren moved to Gothenburg and Mary Gene resided there until her death. She was a member of the United Methodist Church for over 75 years and throughout the years she was active in its organizations: Sunday school, choir and women's groups.
She was a member of Chapter AW PEO and participated in various civic activities: Girl Scouts, Library Board, United Way, Bloodmobile and Meals on Wheels. She also enjoyed her bridge club as well as her coffee groups and Hilltop Birthday Club.
Mary Gene was preceded in death by her husband Warren in 1995, her parents and older brothers.
Survivors include daughters: Stacie Lamb and husband John Christensen of Omaha, Nebraska and Sheri Lamb of Gretna, Nebraska; sisters-in-laws: Dean Lentz of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ruth White of Lexington, Nebraska and Barbara Stull of Gothenburg and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were held at First United Methodist Church, Wednesday, July 25th, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. with Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating.
Interment followed in the Gothenburg Cemetery, Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given to the Gothenburg United Methodist Church, 1401 Lake Ave., Gothenburg, NE 69138.
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