Mary Brown

BROWN, Mary Ellen (Redelfs), 78, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013,, at Life Line Hospital, Wintersville, OH.

Mary was born November 13, 1934 in Seattle, WA. She was the daughter of the late Emil John and Elsie Mae (Elverston) Redelfs.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, David S. Brown; two daughters, Mary Karen Dowling and Donna Langlow; and grandson, Bryce Warner.

Mary Ellen did numerous things in life, but most of all, she was the best mother, mammy, and great mammy ever.

Mary Ellen is survived by six children, James (Jody) Brown, of Weirton, WV, Denise (Mark) Eaton, of Bonney Lake, WA, Debby (George) Cogley, of Wintersville, OH, Diane (Ronnie) Perito, of Follansbee, WV, Heather Lawrence, of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Holly (Richard) Combs, of Lakewood, WA; 22 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; a sister, Joanne Rasmussen, of Henderson, NV; a brother, Jack Redelfs, of Federal Way, WA; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 7th, from 5 until time of funeral service at 8 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV 304- 527-1717.

Following the service, Mary Ellen will be cremated.

Mary Ellen will be laid to rest with her husband at a private inurnment ceremony.

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