Mary Ellison

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Mary Greene Ellison

LANDIS - Mrs. Mary Davis Greene Ellison, 79, of Landis Oak Way, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 16, 1933, in Washington, D.C., to the late Elijah Buck Davis and the late Essie Leggett Davis.

Mrs. Ellison was a member of Marable Memorial AME Zion Church, where she served on the Missionary Society, Lay Council and Stewardess Board. She was also a former member of Eastern Star.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Ellison.

Those left to cherish her memories include two daughters, Geraldine Trowell of Jersey City, N.J., Marylyn Greene of the home; one son, Albert Ray Greene (Jemere) of Jersey City, N.J.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Burnestine Coleman, Hattie Goins, Ruth Coleman (William), all of Washington, D.C.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Service/Visitation: Services will be held at Marable Memorial AME Zion Church Friday, Oct. 5. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. with funeral services beginning at 12 p.m. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

Clark Funeral Home, Inc. is serving the Ellison family.

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Published in Salisbury Post on Oct. 4, 2012