Mary Helen Fivecoat

ADRIAN- Mary Helen Fivecoat, age 84, of Adrian, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Mary was born June 13, 1937, in Parry Grove, AR to Owen and Dovie L. (Richardson) Brown. On January 3, 1953, she married the light of her life, James L. Fivecoat in Newport, AR. James preceded her in death on January 2, 2006. She had been employed by the American Chain and Cable for 12 years, retiring in 1979.  Mary was a member of the Fairfield Order of the Eastern Star. She dearly loved her family and friends, always cooking and enjoying their company. Later in her life she focused all her love upon four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


She is survived by one son, David (Karen) Fivecoat and one daughter, Diann (Mike) Downard; one brother, Harold Brown of Spring Hill, FL; one sister, Doris (James) Shaffer of Adrian; grandsons, Ryan (Jennifer) Downard and James Fivecoat; granddaughters, Ashley (Stan) Marshall and Erin L. Wilson; great-granddaughters, Catherine Snyder, Anabelle Akers; great-grandsons, Hayden Downard, Cullen Marshall, and Martin Marshall. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; one sister; and her beloved English Bulldog, Minnie Pearl.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Larry Betz officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.


You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.