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Mary Ellen Channels

Channels, Mary Ellen age 88 of Springfield passed away Friday, April 26th, 2019 at Southbrook Care Center in Springfield. Born on May 31st, 1930 in Durbin, she is the daughter of Daniel and Ellen (Jones) Williams who preceded her in death along with her husband, Harry Channels, Sr. She was also preceded in death by Alfred Williams and Little Mary Channels.
Mary was a member of Durbin Baptist Church and loved her family and especially her beloved cat Snowball. She enjoyed shopping, knitting and cooking, and took pride in a tidy home..
She is survived by her children: Karen Embry of Climax, NC; Jennifer Williver of Springfield; Rita Doyle of Columbus; Harry, Jr. (Robin) Channels of Springfield; Elizabeth (Lester) Mitchell of Anchorage, Alaska; Paula Channels of Columbus; Lisa Channels of Dayton; Lorri Mills of Columbus; Maria Channels of Springfield; Shawn (Kathy) Channels of Springfield; Keith Channels of Reynoldsburg; and Mark (Florida) Channels of Springfield.
Additionally, three siblings survive: Sylvia Ames, Sarah Williams and Charles (Shelby) Williams all of Springfield. Also surviving are several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.
Also preceding Mary in death are siblings Robert Williams, Shirley Johnson, Dorothy Howard and Barbara Walker. A funeral service will be held at Ferncliff Cemetery and Arboretum Chapel, 501 West McCreight Avenue in Springfield at 11 am on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 with Pastor Jason Channels of Vineyard Church. Family will receive friends at the Ferncliff Cemetery Chapel from 10-11 am Thursday. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery


  • Maria M Channels Posted April 30, 2019 8:29 am

    I love you always Mom, going to miss your smile and love, I’ve always felt special, because I was your last daughter to be born and I was given more privileges, that made me feel loved and I will always love you FOREVER!!!

  • Romairo Posted September 3, 2019 10:20 pm

    Granny I really miss you a lot I love you!!!

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