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Maralyn Joan Ely

April 3, 1944 — February 18, 2023

Gun Barrel City

Maralyn Ely, 78, passed away on February 18, 2023, in Gun Barrel City, TX. She was born April 3, 1944, to parents Henry and Rachael (Carr) Fowler in Midland, TX.


Maralyn loved her grandbabies, great granddaughter, and children. She also loved Hallmark channel, as well as westerns. Maralyn was a member of Red Hat Ladies Club, and faithfully attended Harbor Baptist Church in Payne Spring, TX for over 20 years.


Maralyn is preceded in death by parents, Henry, and Rachael, husband, Opa Ely Jr., sister, Angela Brown, and sister, Jane Fowler.


Maralyn is survived by daughter, Kimberly Jane Sandell, of Point, TX; son, Kevin Ray Ely and Jamie Ely, of Payne Springs, TX; granddaughter, Rachael Nicole Mendoza and Nick Mendoza, of Tyler, TX; granddaughter, Courtney Amber Bailey and Charlie Bailey, of Dallas, TX; and last but not least, her precious great-granddaughter, Harper Ann Mendoza, of Tyler, TX.


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