Age 62 of Clarksville, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018. Visitation Friday, December 21, 2018 12:00 noon-7:00 p.m. with the family present 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral service 12:00 noon Saturday, December 22, 2018 at First Missionary Baptist Church. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
Mary Ann began her earthly journey on December 4, 1956 in Clarksville, Tennessee, the daughter of loving parents, Frank James Keyes and Bertha Lee Hoosier. Her mother, sister, Towanda Hoosier and grandparents Billy Hoosier and Ruby Williams Hoosier, Sterling Keyes and Celestial Keyes precede her in death.
She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age..
Mary received her education in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and attended Clarksville High School. She was currently employed with Embassy Suites and the A.O. Smith Company as an assembly line worker.
Mary was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her role as “NANA” and spoiling her grandchildren. Mary made friends wherever she went as she loved to travel and shop with her sisters. She loved decorating for the holidays. Her hands were rarely still. She shared her love for cooking with her family and friends, making her famous turkey and dressing, meatloaf, baked beans and more. Above all she loved her family and instilled in her children strong values that have served them well. She will be missed dearly and forever in her family’s hearts.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Mary answered God’s beckoning call to cease for her earthly labors and entered into her Master’s joy.
Mary leaves to cherish precious memories her daughter, Tiffany Mills; sons: Antonio Walls and Nicholas Mills; goddaughter, Antoinette Hoosier; father, Frank James Keyes, 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters: Dorothy Hoosier, Gwendolyn Lucas, and Demetria McGregor; brothers: Christopher Hoosier, Tyrone Hoosier, Christopher Winters and Alexander Hoosier. Aunts: Maudie Wilcox, Carrie (Hudson) Mooreland, Martha Hoosier, Darlene Hoosier, Rosie Lee Jones and Linda Hoosier; uncles: Charles (Martha) Hoosier and Wayne (Tracey) Hoosier and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.