Mary Ellen Jeffries
- December 10, 1929 - February 17, 2013
- Washington, Iowa
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“Dear Denise and family,
Mom called me the other day to let me know that your mom had passed away and they were headed to the funeral. I have been...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Marcia Frier Strattan - Fruitport, MI
“Pete.Denise and family, I was so sorry to hear today that Mary had passed away. The Water's have such wonderful memories of you being our neighbors...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Waters - Washington, IA
“My deepest sympathy to all of you. Verna Spangler
3 of 9 | Posted by: Verna Spangler Mrs. Harold
“Thoughtsand prayers to Denise and the family of Mary Ellen.
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kim Boileau - Washington, IA
“I played in sports at High School and my dad Dale Denison had the Gas Station west side of town across from my Uncle Chick's Resturant.
Mary was...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mr. Jerry and Diane Denison - IA
“Heartfelt condolences to you and your family, Denise. I know that you have some wonderful memories of your mother and you will think of her often.
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tari Speece Reynolds - Ottumwa, IA
We are very sorry to hear of Mary's passing. You and you family are in our thoughts an prayers.
7 of 9 | Posted by: Joel Hoyle and Family - Winthrop , IA
“Denise, So sorry to hear the loss of your mother. I know that my father enjoyed both of your parents. Take care. Fondly, Lisa Lemley Marcy
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Lemley Marcy - Bonney Lake, WA
So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I remember the times staying with you and how your mother was so very nice! She always made...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Clifton - Mechanicsville, IA
Mary Ellen Jeffries, age 83, of Washington, Iowa died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Vintage Hills Cooperative in Ankeny, Iowa after a lengthy illness.
Celebration of life services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Carlson officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. Interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorial donations to Hospice. Online condolences may be sent for Mary's family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.
Mary was born December 10, 1929 in Washington, Iowa the daughter of John and Florence (Gross) Erlenbush. She graduated from Washington High School. She was united in marriage to Leland D. Jeffries on January 18, 1953.
Mary had been a resident of Washington all of her life until moving to Ankeny, Iowa in September of 2012. She was a homemaker.
Mary is survived by husband Leland Jeffries of Washington, Iowa; daughter Denise Albright and husband Mark of Ankeny, Iowa; and two granddaughters: Stephanie Albright of Des Moines, Iowa and Jennifer Vogt and husband Colin of Bolivar, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Donald Erlenbush; brother Chris Erlenbush; sister Helen Rathmel; brother Ralph Erlenbush; brother Robert Erlenbush; and sister Ruth Goodwin.