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Mary Whitesides Mann of Eastpoint, Florida passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the age of 87. Mary was born in Hickory Grove, South Carolina, moved to Port St. Joe, Florida in 1990, and moved to Eastpoint last year to be with her daughter. She earned a doctorate degree and was a daycare operator for Nanny’s Daycare in Port St. Joe for seventeen years. She was a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God Church in Port St. Joe where she taught Missionettes and was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Watt Mann, Jr.; her parents, Horace Madison and Bessie Blanche (Pratt) Whitesides; and a son-in-law, Don Adkison. She is survived by a son, John Mann and his wife, Cindy of Wewahitchka, Florida; two daughters, Sylvia Adkison of Eastpoint and Sandra Hanna and her husband, Dannie of Blythewood, South Carolina; eight grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. ET, Friday, April 27, at Oak Grove Assembly of God Church in Port St. Joe with Reverend Dave Fernandez and Reverend James Wiley officiating. Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown, Florida is in charge of the arrangements. Phone 674-5449. Online condolences may be made at

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