The funeral was Sunday, May 17, at the Sauls Funeral Home, Bluffton, S.C.
Her husband is a Brazil native and a 1954 Brazil High School graduate.
Mary Ann was born in Cincinnati and raised in Ft. Thomas, Ky.
She was the daughter of the late Ralph McElfresh and Kathryn Keith McElfresh.
She attended Indiana University where she met her husband and married shortly following their joint graduation in 1958.
Through the years, Mary Ann lived in Twentynine Palms, Calif., New Orleans, Jackson, Miss., Chatham, N.J., McLean, Va., and the past five years in Sun City Hilton Head, S.C.
In her post graduate years, she was an art and elementary school teacher in both public and private school systems. She had a full and active life in Sun City, where she adored the community, its activities and facilities and her many friends and neighbors.
She is survived by her husband and their son Gregory Keith Miller, San Francisco, sisters Emily White and husband Don, Cincinnati, and Elizabeth DeLong, Timberon, N.M., nieces Rebecca Lawson, Camden, S.C., and Katrina Kenny and husband Sean, Cincinnati, grand-nephew and grand-niece Aidan and Olivia Kenny, and several cousins and in-laws.
Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, PO Box 3837, Bluffton, S.C., 29910.