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Mary Ellen Mayes

October 13, 1961April 28, 2019
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Mary Ellen Mayes, 57, Colorado City, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 28, 2019. She was born on October 13, 1961 in Colorado City to James Otis and Geneva Green Mayes. Mary Ellen was a graduate of Colorado High Class of 1981. She was a simple lady who enjoyed keeping her circle small and having a quiet peaceful life filled with time for reflection and to enjoy the company of family. She was always a loving person who enjoyed being there to support her nieces and nephews in all their endeavors and encouraged them when they were ready for the next step. In her spare time she enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the game rooms, listening to Gospel music, and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Golden State Warriors play ball. Mary Ellen is survived by her brothers John Jackson and wife Elizabeth of Colorado City, Charles Boone and wife Ella of Colorado City, James Lee Mayes Green of Colorado City, Willie T Mayes of Colorado City, and Larry Mayes and his girlfriend Joy of Colorado City, as well as by her sisters Barbara Monroe and husband Tommy of Colorado City, Jonell Mayes and husband Larry of Colorado City, Charlene McAdams and husband Mark of Colorado City, Beverly Wright and husband John of Midland, Kathy Green of Colorado City, Linda Fitzpatrick and husband Frank of Colorado City, Doris Faye Green of Colorado City, Doris Mae Wiley and husband Roosevelt of Midland, Juanita Johnson and husband Henry of Odessa, and Lacy Franco and husband Isaac of Webster. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and two special friends Michael “Slim” Geiger and Lorenzo Vasquez. She was preceded in death by her parents, by a brother Louis Green, her twin sister Mary Helen May, and by another sister Linda Mae Combs. A funeral service for Mary Ellen will be held on Saturday, May 4th at 2 pm at the First Baptist Church in Colorado City with burial to follow in the Mitchell County Cemetery. The family will be present for a visitation from 6-8 Friday night at Kiker Seale Funeral Home in the chapel. Those wishing are encouraged to share a memory by visiting www.kikerseale.com

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 4, 2019

Memories

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Montoya Spraglin

May 1, 2019

Aunt Ballie, I’m gonna miss seeing you everyday . I’m glad your last couple of days here were so cheerful. You fought a good hard fight . I hate that you’re gone but I’m not gonna be selfish because I know you’re not suffering anymore. You earned those wings. Rest In Peace Aunt Ballie I love you so much ❤️

Dee Johnson

May 1, 2019

Aunt Ballie,
You fought a hard fight, but no more pain and suffering. I’m going to miss your smile and your laugh. You are now at peace. I’m going to cherish the good times and the memories.

P.S. I’m sure they have your favorite lipstick color in heaven.

Love Always,
Dee

Breanna Biggers

May 1, 2019

Aunt Ballie, you will truly be missed ! The girls have been talking about you . Beautiful inside and out . No more suffering auntie, you are at peace . Enjoy heaven I know god is glad to have you ❤️ Kiss all our loved ones I know they all welcomed you with open arms .

Doris Wiley

May 1, 2019

To my sister I love and miss you so much .you will never be forgotten ,I promise you .You always had a beautiful smile on your face. Heaven gained another beautiful angel, you are FREE.I love you

Le’Cree Tippens

April 30, 2019

Such a sweet and caring Soul you had. Praise to the most high, that you are no longer suffering. I’m happy that I knew who you were and I have special memories of my own to carry. You never treated me any different being a distant niece. Thank you for that, I love you and you will be missed. Fly high beautiful!! Kiss Great Gran & Papa Louis for me! 🌻❤️

Lacy Franco

April 30, 2019

My sweet and caring Aunt Ballie. You loved all of your nieces as your own. I’m going to miss your text messages to send you pictures of Kendall. I’m happy that you no longer have to suffer or be in pain. You will be missed. I will always love you! I will continue to cherish and appreciate the impact you had on my life as a child. Kiss Mother for me ❤️

Mickey Lee

April 30, 2019

All your Cali cousins and kin folks sends our condolences and love to the family and friends.

Daphne Fowler

April 30, 2019

A smile so unforgettable and a laugh that filled the room. I'm glad I've seen and heard them all my life. You were beautiful inside and out. We love you dearly and will forever miss you. Fly high angel receive your wings and watch over us until we meet again.❤❤❤❤

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