• Woodford Sun Staff Report


Mary Nell Rae Walker Humes, 92, entered into her Savior’s rest on

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in Midway.

She was born Mary Nell Rae Walker in Flint, Michigan, the only child of

Ray Earl and Mary Elizabeth Walker. She grew up in Flint, Michigan and

returned there after graduating from the University of Michigan, where

she received her BA in Education.

Mary Nell had a full, varied and well-lived life. She had satisfying and

rewarding careers and roles as an educator early on, small business

owner, interior designer, and eventually as a successful realtor. She

had a commitment to volunteerism and her love for children’s theater

through her leadership as chairman of the Children’s Theater Board of

Winston-Salem, and active membership and service as an officer of the

Executive Board of the Winston-Salem Junior League.

Mary Nell was a successful realtor. She received many credentials,

honors and awards over her 35 years with Prudential Carolinas Realty,

later Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Carolinas Realty.

She was an active member of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in

Winston-Salem, North Carolna, and most recently, Mosaic Church of


Mary Nell is survived by her three children, David (Judy) Humes,

Versailles, and their children, Baker Humes, Madison Humes, both of

Lexington; Adam (Steph and son Jack) Miller, Owensboro; and Justin

(Sarah, and children, Hagan, Rorke and Henry) Miller, Versailles; Tim B.

Humes, Clearwater Beach, Florida; and Amy Humes (Kevin) Offner, and their

son, David Offner, all of Charlottesville, Virginia.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held later in North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in memory

of Mary Nell Humes to Woodford Humane Society


Condolences may be expressed at www.clarklegacycenter.com.

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