Died: Fri., Apr. 12, 2013


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Apr. 20, 2013
Location: New Covenant Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Apr. 20, 2013
Location: New Covenant Church

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Mary C. English was born June 2, 1921 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.  She was one of seven children born to the late Isaiah and Mary Dixon.  She departed this life on Friday, April 12, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the age of ninety-one years. 
Mary grew up in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, where she attended and graduated from Bond-Washington High School. 
She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the First Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. C.E. Starnes.  After moving to Indianapolis, she joined First Baptist Church North Indianapolis under leadership of the late Rev. Frank Young.  In 1967, Mary moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and she joined Calvary Temple.   Upon returning to Indianapolis in 1985, she joined New Covenant Church where Rev. Bryan Hudson, is Pastor.  Mary was one of the dedicated Mother’s of the Church and she served faithfully as her health allowed.  Mother always shared her love of the Lord with others and praised God at every opportunity afforded her. 
Rev. S.G. Reed united Mary Catherine Dixon and William Roland English in marriage on January 25, 1940. Her husband preceded her in death.    Five sons and three daughters were born to this union.  Also preceding her in death are siblings; son, Kenneth English and grandson, Kenneth Brittain Sr.
Mary was employed by the United States Army Finance Center and accounting at Fort Benjamin Harrison and later transferred to the Marine Finance Center in Kansas City, Missouri. She worked a total of twenty-five years total before retiring in 1977. 
During her retirement years, Mother spent time traveling to visit with family and spreading the word of the Lord at various Nursing Homes.  While living in Kansas City, she privately sat with an Alzheimer patient. 
Mother leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Patricia Rooks; daughters, Jacqueline (Willie) Dunbar, Sandra (Gordon) Brittain-Smith and Mary Elaine Ware; sons, William (Anita) English, Clifford (Terry) English, James (Deborah) English and Joel (Brenda) English; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several cousins, nieces anhd nephews and a host of relatives and friends.  

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Raymond & Blossie English-Price
   Posted Fri April 19, 2013
In your memories, may you find comfort. In your friends and family, may you find love. In your heart, may you find the strength to help you through this sad time.
Within our hearts, the ones we love are never really gone. In spirit and in memory, their legacy lives on.
I will always cherish the memories of her beautiful spirit. She was a precious jewel.
May God continue to bless you as you celebrate her homegoing.

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