Visitation will be held Friday, August 15, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at Cleveland Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014, Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Linn Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverends Artie Nute and Larry Chouccoli will officiate the service.
Mary Elizabeth was born on March 3, 1922, to William Joseph and Vera (Champion) Boyd in Poplar Creek. She married Delma Ray Mallette on November 22, 1941, in Montgomery County. They made their home in the Linn Community for many years. Elizabeth was a lifelong homemaker who loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and the fifth generation great-great-grandchildren very much. She will be missed greatly by her relatives and many friends. She was a long time member of the Linn Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Delma Ray Mallette.
The family wishes to express their great appreciation for the dedication and care given to Elizabeth by her caregivers.
She is survived by sons, Joe Mallette of Boyle, Clarence (Margaret) Mallette of Cleveland, Kenny Ray (Brenda) Mallette of Cleveland; daughter, Ann Mitchell of Ruleville; eight grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are James Glorioso, Michael Stewart, Allen Cummins, Allen Mallette, Joey Mallette, Rob Mallette, Justin Smith and Cade Mallette.
Honorary pallbearers are Austin Mallette, Chaz Lopez and Bubba Mallette.
Memorials may be made to the Linn Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or The Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011 or the charity of donor’s choice.
Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net