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Mary E. Close

March 27, 2019

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence 7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence, KY 41042 April 2, 1 p.m.

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Mary Evelyn Close (née Tieman), 69, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald E. Close. Mary is survived by her children, Margie Leake (Robert) and David Close (Melissa); her grandson, Justin Leake; great-grandchildren, Cayden and Tickle Leake; her brother, Donnie Tieman (Hirko); her sister, Shirley Ramsey; and several nieces and nephews. Mary enjoyed watching television, walking at Walmart, shopping, and above all spending time with her family. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Hwy 42, Florence, Kentucky 41042, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.