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Mary Eva DeenJune 28, 1915 ~ August 5, 2017 (age 102)
Taylor Funeral Home of Louisville announces the death of Mrs. Mary Eva Wadsworth Deen, age 102 of West 7th Street Louisville, who died Saturday evening, August 5, 2017.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in the Louisville United Methodist Church with Dr. James T. Pennell & Rev. Peter Vermeulen officiating. Pallbearers will be: Larry Rhodes, Billy Jordan, Keith Hagen, Tommy New, Rocky Gilmore & Shane Youmans. Graveside Services will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday in the Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery in Baxley, GA., with Mr. Jerry Taylor officiating.
Mrs. Deen was born in Birmingham, AL on June 28, 1915, a daughter of the late Elbert & Grace Steward Wadsworth. She was a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Art. Along with her husband, Rev. Ed Deen, they served 50 years in the ministry, pastoring several churches throughout South Georgia, including Louisville United Methodist Church. The Deen’s loved traveling around the world and spending time at their summer home in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
Mary Eva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Rev. Edward Emmett (Ed) Deen; a brother, Corwin Wadsworth; son in-law, Ricky Green and is survived by a daughter, Betty Sue Green of Bartow; granddaughter, Brandy & Chantless Wheeler of Louisville; grandson, Michael Green of Bartow; great granddaughter, Caroline Grace Wheeler of Louisville; sister in-law, Tillie Deen of Baxley; several nieces & nephews.
The Deen family may be contacted at the residence on West 7th street in Louisville.
The Deen family request, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org).
The Deen family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the funeral home.
Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Louisville is in charge of arrangements.
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