Obituary for Mary Ella “Jane” Epperley

epperly mary janeMary Ella “Jane” Epperley, age 101 of Dublin passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022 at the Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Dublin. Born October 19, 1921 in Talcott, West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Davis Woodrum & Myrtle Marie Churchfield Woodrum.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Major Hensel Epperley, granddaughter, Ida Denise Handy, brothers, Pete (Peggy) Woodrum, Leo (Lilly) Woodrum, Leonard “Hickory” Woodrum, Robin “Woody” Woodrum, John (Tean) Woodrum, sisters, Carol Kirby (Harrison) and Bunny (Sterley) Clayton.

Jane is survived by her 

Daughter – Ella “Jane” (Bill) Handy – Dublin

Grandchildren – Sarah (Barry) Foutz – Pulaski, Phillip (Michelle) Long – Dublin

8 Great Grandchildren   6 Great Great Grandchildren 

Sister – Reba Emerson – Wisconsin

Sister-in-law – Katherine (Burman) Morris – Dublin

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski.

Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, November 1, 2022 evening at the Funeral Home.

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