Mary Jo (Carmichael) Erwin

January 26, 1937 ~ July 31, 2020 (age 83)


Mary Jo (Carmichael) Erwin passed away on July 31, 2020 in Avon, Indiana. 

Mary was born on January 26, 1937 to Brodie Carmichael and Flora Evelyn Smith in Marked Tree, Arkansas. She was raised in Memphis, TN and later moved to California where she met her husband and raised her three children. Mary worked as an accountant for most of her life and retired in her sixties. Mary graduated high school with honors and took 2 years of college.

Mary loved spending time with friends and family, entertaining. She enjoyed the outdoors and spending time in the desert riding in the bugs; she was an avid bowler and enjoyed a good card game or two. 

 She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Bobby Wayne Erwin, her Mother and Father.

She is survived by her brothers Jack Carmichael (Mary Lou), Horace “Buddy” Prince (Penny(d)), her sister, Barbara Jones (Tom) and her three children, Michael Andy Erwin, Stephen Wilson Erwin (Kristie), and Kathy Ann Stelzel (Brent), as well as her 6 grandchildren, Adam Erwin (Kathy), Desire’ Crawley (Robbie), Paul Goerner, Kyle Stelzel (Ashley),  Zachary Stelzel (Kaylee) and Joshua Erwin (Chelsea). She leaves behind 10 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation for Mrs. Erwin will be held on Friday, August 14th, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, August 15th, at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in Walton Cemetery. 

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August 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

Funeral Service
August 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home
1701 Highway 51 S
Covington, TN 38019

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