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Mary Ellen Price


Mary Ellen Price, 74 years, 5 months, 21 days old, passed away on Sep. 8, 2021, at her home in Mansfield. Mary was born March 17, 1947, in Thornfield to Leonard and Bonnie Lawson. Mary was a Christian and attended Coldcreek Cowboy Church. Mary and Doyle Price were united in marriage in Wichita, Kan. on June 11, 1964. Together they had two children, Darin and Kimberly.

She enjoyed fishing, reading and doing Suduka puzzles. Her family was most important to her, and she loved caring for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary took them to school and cooked meals for them to enjoy. Mary was the family genealogist and loved researching family history. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; infant sister, Theresa; infant great grandson, Grayson; father and mother-in-law, Ralph and Eula Price; and brother-in-law Marvin Graham.

She is survived by her husband, Doyle; children, Darin Price and wife, Mercede, and Kimberly Price and special friend, Mike Burks; sisters, Pam Tucker and husband, Larry; Rhonda Hawkins and husband, Dan; Renee Graham; and Brenda Miller and husband, Jim; brothers, Maynard Lawson and Roger Lawson and wife, Sheryl; grandchildren, Aaron Price and wife, Robin; Nicholas Price and wife, Amber; Morgan Richardson and husband, Quintin; great grandchildren, Clayton, Mason, Maverick, CheyAnn, Madilyn, Damian, Rhett and Paislyn. Funeral services for Mary will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 11, in Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. prior to funeral service .Burial will be in the Long Run Cemetery.

Officiating will be  Minister Greg Mosely. Memorials may be made to Long Run Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome.com.