Mary Ervin

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

NEW MADRID, Mo. -- Mary Ada Ervin, 90, died Jan. 21, 2017, at the New Madrid Living Center.

She was born April 28, 1926, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Filo H. and Vera Copeland Thomas.

She was married to Herbert Ervin, who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Roger Ervin; and one daughter, Polly Latrice Ervin.

Survivors include: two sons, Wesley Ervin of Lilbourn and Claude Ervin of Grayridge; six daughters, Rose Martin of Catron, Ivan Jane Owens of Lilbourn, Sharon Mims of Grayridge, Alice Brown of New Madrid, Joyce Scallion of Tuckerman, Ark., and Polly Staffey of Lodi; and 27 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid with Travis Lambert officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery.