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Mary Mace

February 12, 1941 — January 29, 2023

Middlesboro, KY

Mary Helen Mace of Middlesboro, KY, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2023. She was born February 12, 1941, the daughter of the late Bill and Minnie Hodge.

In addition to her parents, Mary Helen is preceded in death by her sons, Todd Mace, Scott Mace; daughter-in-law, Lisa Mace; granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Mace; and brothers, Jimmy Hodge, Elmer Hodge and Ray Hodge.

Mary Helen is survived by her son, Lyle (Robin) Mace; daughter, Janey (Buster) Mason; daughter-in-law, Becky Mace; sister, Shirley Martin; brothers, Billy Hodge and Jerry (Yvonne) Hodge; grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Laughter and the staff of the ICU at the Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Graveside services for Mary Helen Mace will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday February 1, 2023, in the Mausoleum at Green Hills Memorial Gardens in Middlesboro, KY.  Gary Miller will be officiating, and music will be provided by her great-granddaughter, Sophia Good.

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Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY, is in charge of all arrangements.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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