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Mary Ella Jaynes, 84, former Casey County resident

She came to live in Casey County for eight years before returning to her native Corbin, KY. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and other family members. She attended the Brummett Church of Christ.
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Mary Ella Jaynes, 84, of Corbin passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Baptist Health Corbin.

Her visitation will begin at 2pmCT/3pmET Friday, June 8, 2018 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, 607 Master St, Corbin, KY and the funeral will follow there at 4pmCT/5pmET with Brother Frank Vanzant officiating. Burial will be at the Smith Cemetery at Faber in Whitley County, KY.

Mary Ella Jaynes, 84, of Corbin was a daughter of the late Dave & Elizabeth Sammons Harris.

A sister Evelyn Watson also preceded her in death. She passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Baptist Health, Corbin, KY, at the age of 84 years,

Mary Ella moved to Casey County in 2009 and returned to Corbin in 2017. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and other family members. She attended the Brummett Church of Christ.

Survivors include
  • Her three children: Mickey Messer (Wes), Teddy Jaynes (Janice), and Tim Jaynes (Cindy)

  • Six grandchildren: Heather Mulberry (Stephen), Teddy Allen Jaynes, Trent Jaynes, Hope Mosley (Sid), Jacob Jaynes, and Allison Jaynes

  • Three great grandchildren: Trevor Mulberry, Molli Mulberry, and Ethan Messer;

  • Her former husband, Bill Jaynes;

  • Two sisters: Jean Nelson and Betty Kelly.
Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Send condolences to the family of Mary Ella Jaynes

Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY Hwy 49, Liberty, KY, provided this obituary information.

This story was posted on 2018-06-07 12:21:34
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