Obituary: Mary Ann (Chestnut) Connerley

June 12, 1936 – November 26, 2019

Mary Ann Connerley, 83, of Bedford passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Westview Nursing and Rehab.

Born June 12, 1936, in Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of Tom and Maude (Cox) Chestnut. She married Max Connerley on September 5, 1954, and he preceded her in death in 2008. Mary graduated from Bedford High School in 1954 and later retired from RCA. She was also a member of the Central Church of Christ.

Surviving includes her son, Zane (Sally) Connerly of Bedford; granddaughter, Amy Marie Lynn of Bedford; great-grandchildren, Andrew Lynn, and Josie Marie Lynn; brother-in-law, Paul Porter; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother, Tom Chestnut; one sister, Evelyn Porter; and a nephew, Rick Connerley.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019, at Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes with Pastor Rick Leach officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Williams.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday, December 2, 2019, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to White River Humane Society or Central Church of Christ.

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