Mary Ellen Arey
Mary Ellen Arey
  • October 4, 1938 - April 14, 2017
  • Stuarts Draft, Virginia

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Mary Ellen (Harris) Arey, 78, of Stuarts Draft passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Augusta Health. She was born in Augusta County on October 4, 1938, a daughter of the late Charlie Luther and Elizabeth Ellen (Guffey) Harris.
Mary work for McCroy's Department Store and Heilig Meyers for many years. She was a member of White Hill Church of the Brethren and a former member of the Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad. Mary will be remembered for her love for her dogs, and being a loving and care mother and friend.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Arey, Jr.
Survivors include her children, Wanda Morrison and husband, David of Hanover, PA, Wilma Davis and William Arey both of Stuarts Draft; grandchildren, Chris Davis of Stuarts Draft, D.W. Morrison and Steven Morrison both of Hanover, PA; one great grandson and two great granddaughters; dear friend, Eike Davis; as well as numerous extended family and friends.Mary also leaves behind her beloved four legged friend, Pearl.
A private family burial will be conducted at a later date.
There will be no formal visitation or viewings at the funeral home, but friends are welcome to come by William's home to visit.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mary's memory to the Augusta Dog Adoption by visiting
The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to the ICU staff at Augusta Health for their loving care of Mary and her family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.