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Mary Ellen Maxfield-Tollett
Arrangements were made for Mary Ellen Maxfield-Tollett, 82, of Ceres. She died Aug. 15, 2010 surrounded by family members.

Born June 8,1928 in Emery, Utah, Mary was the second of eight children of LuDean and Ella Maxfield.

Mary leaves behind four children, Kara Conkle of Ceres, Judy Hamilton of Modesto, LaRue Tucker of Ceres; and Steven Dean Nafus of Huntsville, Ala.; three stepchildren, Cheryl Harris, Linda Tollett, and Earl Tollett, all of Georgia; two brothers, Morris Maxfield and Le Roy Maxfield; three sisters, Shonna Peterson, Lu Ella Anderson, both of Utah, and Ruth Ann Thorne of Las Vegas; and seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband Major H.T. Earl Tollett, her parents, sisters, Barbara Lewis and Maurine Maxfield, daughters, Glenna Rae Nafus and Patricia Ann Tollett, step-son James Tollett, and grandson Toby Conkle.

Remembrances may be sent to Community Hospice Foundation, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.

-Ceres Courier/ August 18, 2010