Mary Elaine McCoy

July 28, 1929March 3, 2019

Mary Elaine McCoy who went by "Elaine" was born July 28, 1929 and passed from this life March 3, 2019. She was born in Dayton, OH to parents Beulah Mae Slauter and Raymond Puterbaugh. Her older brother James Puterbaugh is still living in Florida. She was married for 50 years to Harry A. McCoy, Jr. who went by "Mac" who preceded her in death by 20 years. They had 4 children Cyndye, John, Jeff, and Happy. Jeff also preceded her in death. She loved flowers, bookkeeping, gardening and especially traveling to other countries with England as her favorite. She knew Jesus as her personal Savior and enjoyed hearing her sermons on Christian TV. She and Mac helped start Franklin Street Baptist Church which is now Morning Star Baptist Church. She and Mac had businesses together founding Reliable Electric and Centerville Lighting Center and also running Centerville Glass for several years. She enjoyed her work. She was a great cook, with pies as her specialty. She leaves behind wonderful grandchildren - Julie, Amanda, Megan, Summer, Jeff, and Richard. Also, spouses of her grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great grandchildren, cousins and her favorite son-in-law Paul Harmon, special cousin Ilene Brokaw, friend Betty Russell - as well as extended family members and friends. Service was private.


  • Service was private

Mary Elaine McCoy

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Julie Muller

March 10, 2019

I just wanted to say that I wish I had known Grandma McCoy better. Mom (Janis, who was married to Jeff) tells me I look a lot like her and have several of her traits.
My sympathies to all the family and loved ones.

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