November 12, 2012

Mary Ellen Daniels

Aug. 16, 1940 - Nov. 12, 2012

Donna Buckner, Community News Editor,
The Express-Star

— Mary Ellen Daniels

Aug. 16, 1940 - Nov. 12, 2012

Graveside service for Mary Ellen Daniels, age 72 of Chickasha, , will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 in the Fairlawn Cemetery.

Mary Ellen was born the daughter of Fred Raymond Timmons and Teresa Melton Towe Timmons on Aug. 16, 1940 in Chickasha. She died on Nov. 12, 2012 in Oklahoma City.

Mary grew up in Chickasha where she lived all of her life. She married Bill Daniels in January of 1954 and they established their home in Chickasha. She worked most of her life as a nurses aide taking care of people. The most important focus of her life was raising her eight children and caring for her husband. She also dearly loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In recent years, she also cared for three of her nieces. In her spare time she loved to crochet. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Teresa Timmons; husband, Bill Daniels; three brothers, Tommy and Karl Timmons, and infant brother, Russell Timmons; grandson, Justin Winters; great-grandchild, Andrew French.

Survivors include eight children and their spouses: Fran and Phillip, Ricky, Colleen, Donna and Dale, Bill and Sheila, Barry, Rhonda and Jeff, Monty  and Beverly; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters: Linda, Flora and Barbara. Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.