Mary Ellen Bumgarner Kerley
Mary Ellen Bumgarner Kerley, of Lake Forest Park, WA, a wonderful wife, mother, friend, and our beautiful matriarch, was born June 14, 1917 in Chattanooga, TN to Charles Simpson and Annie Patton Bumgarner and passed away May 25, 2018 in Edmonds, WA.
Survivors include children Geoffrey Thornton Kerley (Jo Linda), Marilyn Norma Fulmer (Ted), Victor Normand Kerley (Judi), Pamela Sherry Anderson (Stephen); sisters Sue Pattison (Louis) and Joy Pattison (Hoyt); brothers Charles Jr, Carroll and Tom; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harry, and sisters Georgie, Hazel and Beth.
Family services were held June 4,
2018 at Acacia Funeral Home, 14951 Bothell Way NE, Shoreline, WA.
Published in The Seattle Times on Jun. 17, 2018.