Mary K. Barrell, 95, Brazil, died at 3:55 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville.
She was born Sept. 16, 1913, in Diamond, Ind., as the daughter of John and Mary Peperak Pelish.
She had been employed as a housekeeper at the Clay County Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church of Brazil.
She married Jessie Barrell in 1939. He preceded her in death in 1951.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, sisters Ann Crawley and Julia Walker, and brother Mike Pelish.
She is survived by her daughter Joyce Barrell, Brazil, and sister Inez Carson, Virginia Beach, Va.
Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide funeral services.
Visitation will be 10:30-11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Annunciation Catholic Church. Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m., with Father Dominic Chukwudi officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Annunciation Catholic Church, 415 E. Church St., Brazil, 47834.
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