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Mary Elizabeth (Williams) McAfee was born on November 12, 1918 in El Centro (Imperial County), California to Gene and Grace (Prevost) Williams. Mary passed away on January 24, 2013 at her home in Las Animas, at the age of 94.
Mary, along with two brothers, Allan and Harold, had a very fun childhood. Their father was a successful car salesman and their mother was a Home Economics teacher. Mary's mother taught her to sew. Mary and her brothers played baseball and basketball with the other children in the neighborhood. One of Mary's memories was when her family would summer in Montana to escape the heat of the dessert West of Yuma.
Mary found true love when she met her husband Glen. They were married in 1937 and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary shortly before Glen passed away. They had three children, Lance, Doug, and Glenda. Glen was involved in construction causing the family to travel the country. At one time they even had to travel to Saudi Arabia for one of Glen's construction jobs. Mary would sew clothing for her children and their friends as well. She was an accomplished seamstress and also enjoyed knitting. A few of the places that Mary traveled include Australia, France, Scotland, England, Ireland, and Alaska. The best time of her life was being married to her husband, Glen, traveling and raising her three children. She believed that to succeed you must work hard. She was proud of her children and her daughter-in-law.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glen; and one brother, Allan Williams.
Mary is survived by her sons, Lance (Brenda) McAfee and Douglas (Adele) McAfee both of Las Animas, CO; daughter, Glenda McAfee of Torrance, CA; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren along with many other relatives and friends.