Mary Ryan Medlen

Published 2:30pm Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mary Ryan Medlen, 84, born in Montgomery Dec. 13, 1928, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.m. Sept. 27 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Carey Elam officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with Ellison Funeral Home directing.

Mary is survived by her children Elizabeth Justice (Tommy), Frazier Medlen, Jr.(Teresa), Christine Duggan (Steve Peppers), Maureen Lorman, Pamela Sasser (Jim) and Frederick Medlen (Cindy), her grandchildren Wesley Justice, Kristin Ray, Amanda Justice, Jasmine Downing, Amy Medlen, Alex Medlen, Nikita Medlen, Lee Medlen, Clay Duggan, Katie Duggan, Stacey Duggan, Margaret Sasser, Katie Medlen, Zachary Weitz and great grandchildren Asher and Molly Kate Justice, Jackson and Henry Ray, Isbella and Julian Razavi and Ryan Medlen.

Mary is also survived by her brother Donald Ryan (Pearl).

Mary was preceded in death by her husband Allen F. Medlen Sr., daughter Catherine and great grandchildren Blake and Ally Jo.

Mary was a graduate of St. Mary of Loretta High School, Class of 1948, a founding member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and retired from  the State of Alabama.

Visitation will be held Thursday 5-8 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Mary’s family would like to thank her doctors, Hospice Staff (Keelie) and all of her caregivers.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or to American Cancer Society.

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