|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 2011|
MUNCIE--Mary Frances Bartlett, 88, died peacefully at The Woodlands following a courageous battle with Alzheimer's.
Born Mary Frances Lee in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of Cecil and Grace (Ritchison) Lee. Moving to Muncie in 1937, she attended Muncie Central High School. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Miles. During this time she worked at Muncie Gear the Delco Battery. Later, she married Harry Bartlett. She retired from Delco Bettery in 1993. Following retirement, Mary enjoyed playing euchre with her friends, spending time with family and cooking.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands; sisters, Vi Anderson and Lucy Simmerly; brother, Eddie Lee; and niece, Sheila Jean Sharkitt.
She is survived by a son, James Miles; sisters, Dorothy Hawkins and Betty Jean Sharkitt, all of Muncie; as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family extends a special thanks to all the staff at The Woodlands and Dr. Anthony Dowell for the exceptional kindness and care they gave Mary Frances during her illness.
Memorials may be sent to The Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46209.
Calling hours are 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Parson Mortuary. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Parson Mortuary, followed by burial at Elm Ridge Cemetery.
THE MUNCIE STAR PRESS
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Cecil M Lee (1894 - 1969)
Grace Richardson Lee (1894 - 1973)
Harry U Bartlett (1920 - 2001)
Audrey L Lee (1915 - 1916)*
Cecil P Lee (1920 - 2006)*
Mary Frances Lee Bartlett (1923 - 2011)
Betty J Lee Sharkitt (1924 - 2012)*
Elm Ridge Memorial Park
Created by: Jane
Record added: Sep 21, 2011
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