March 21, 1917 - January 8, 2014
Mary Ethyl Burney Ely, 96, of Gause, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at
St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.
A visitation was held Friday, January 10, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home in Hearne. Funeral service was Saturday, January 11, at 10:00 a.m. at Gause United Methodist Church in Gause. Burial followed in Gause Cemetery. Services were officiated by Pastor Kenneth Byrd of Gause United Methodist Church. Pallbearers were Keith Ely, Bobby Meline, Jordan Ely, Ryan Kleiber, Preston Loehr, Larry Collie, Nathan Bishop, and Todd Edwards.
Mary was born in Riesel, Texas on March 21, 1917 to James Monroe Burney and Lela Wright Burney. She lived in the Gause area for 80 years. She was a member of Gause United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.