In memory of
Mary Ellen Heaps Coleman
Mary Ellen Coleman Escalante, Utah Mary Ellen Heaps McInelly Coleman, passed away October 17, 2016 in Monroe, Utah, the day following her 101st birthday. She was born October 16, 1915 in Escalante to Henry and Eliza Alice Alvey Heaps, the eighth of ten children. At the age of four, her mother passed away and she was raised by her father. She married Loral Jeston "Sixty Mac" McInelly, December 23, 1932. The marriage was solemnized June 17, 1938 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had six children together. He preceded her in death December 10, 1951. She married Hyrum Parley Coleman, December 18 1952 in Fredonia, AZ. They spent their 48 years together in Escalante until he passed away on December 9, 2000. Mary Ellen was a member of the LDS Church where she served faithfully in numerous callings over the years. She always loved to raise a big garden and loved to cook and preserve her harvests. She enjoyed crocheting and piecing together quilts. Over the years she has pieced together over 100 quilts In July of 2001, she moved to Richfield to be closer to her children. She is survived by children: Donna Rae Barker, Monroe; Douglas (Jeri) McInelly, Richfield; Lynn (Garna) McInelly, Beaver; Irene (Louis) Brown, Lindon; Valaree (Tobe) Davies, Aurora; adopted daughter, Konnie Brewster, Richfield; 24 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; 41 great-great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-great-grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by daughter: Cleva (Max) Swindle; son-in-law, Joe Barker; grandchildren, Scott Swindle, Ellen Swindle; great-grandsons, Brady Tuft, Nicholas Barker. Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 12:00 Noon in the Escalante Cemetery. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield on Thursday afternoon from 5 to 7 p.m. or at the cemetery in Escalante on Friday morning after 11:30. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com
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