Obituary for Mary Dean Elliott Viars

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Mary Dean Elliott Viars, age 70 of Dublin went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Salem. Born December 25, 1952 in Kentucky she was the daughter of the late Howard John Elliott & Nellie Frances Clark Elliott. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Wayne Viars, brother, Randall Elliott and twin granddaughters Megan & Melanie.


Mary is survived by her


Children – Angela (Danny) Glass – Thomasville, NC, Melinda Springer – Dublin, Melissa (Michael) LaFave – Winston Salem, NC


Grandchildren – Michael Glass, Amanda Bailey, Thomas Glass, Rebecca Glass, Austin Springer, Savannah Springer, Aaron Springer, Alex Springer, Cody McCoy, Taylor Falsion, Nathan Falsion, Logan Falsion, Brianna Falsion, Chace LaFave, Sierra LaFave


10 Great Grandchildren


Sisters – Nora Jean “Cissy” (Bobby) Coleman – Dublin, Debbie Fritz – Dublin, Lesa Ann (Eddie) Leonard – Galax


Brothers – Mark Wade (Missy) Elliott – WV, Barry Matthew Elliott – WV


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends



The family will be having a private family memorial service. To sign Mary’s online guestbook, visit


Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.