Obituary of Mary Dean
Mary Elizabeth Dean was called by her Creator to her eternal Home on Friday, April 13, 2018. Born and raised in Fairmont, WV, Mary was content to call this her home for 89 years and spent those years in service to her family, her church, and her community. She graduated from East Fairmont High School and later certified as an Emergency Medical Technician serving with the Marion County Rescue Squad as dispatcher. Until their retirement, Mary and her husband Bob, owned and operated Conner’s Master Cleaners in Morgantown, WV. A life-long involvement in community and service organizations included Cross Roads 4H Club, Boy Scouts, Winfield District Volunteer Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary, East Fairmont High School Band Boosters, and Marion County Senior Citizens. Mary was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Curry Scritchfield, uncle, Reggie Curry, Husband, Bob Dean, and son, Brad Dean. She is survived by daughters, Patricia Dean Drago of Chandler, Texas and Deborah Wilson and son-in-law Robert Wilson of Asheville, North Carolina, Grandchildren , Amber Brannon, Kelly Hoffmaster, Joel Wilson, Emily Dean, and Hannah Mckensey, Great Grandchildren, Seth Brannon, Titus Brannon, Tyler Wilson, Abigail Brannon, Jamison Dean, and Naomi Elizabeth Brannon. Also surviving are sister-in-law, Donetta Brunett and a brother-in-law, Norman Dean. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV. A Memorial Service will be held in Fairmont, WV on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 1pm in Gateway United Methodist Church, with Pastor Tim Eden officiating. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Saint Jude Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS, 66675.