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Mary Ellen Stamey

June 26, 1951 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 66)

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Mary Ellen Gillespie Stamey, age 66, of Peppers Creek Road in Marion, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 18, 2017 at her home.  Mary was born on June 26, 1951, one of seven children born to the late Charlie and Hazel Bates Gillespie.  In addition to her parents, two brothers, Jimmy Ray and Charles Michael Gillespie, also preceded her in death.  Most recently she worked for Baxter Healthcare and had also worked for the McDowell Hospital previously.  Mary was a very devoted and loving homemaker.  She liked to collect various things of interest to her and especially loved her car which gave her the freedom to do the things she enjoyed doing.  Her husband and family loved her deeply and will miss her very much.


Mary leaves behind her husband of 40 years, Clifford Stamey of the home; two brothers, Donald Lee and Ricky Joe Gillespie, both of Nebo; two sisters, Alma Roland of Nebo and Linda Gillespie of Newland; and four nephews, Billy Roland and R.J., Cody, and Aaron Gillespie.


A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Chapel in Marion.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Biddix Cemetery. 

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