Mary Ann Jamison, 84, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at her home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Ottawa Community Church, 824 W. 17th, Ottawa, Kansas. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Centropolis, Kansas. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests all memorial contributions be made to Camp Mount Hermon sent in c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com
She was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Douglas County, Kansas, the daughter of Ezra Brovont and Pluma (Edgecomb) Brovont. Mary Ann was nearly a lifelong Franklin County resident, obtaining her G.E.D. proudly at the age of 64.
Mary Ann helped her family in various jobs throughout her life. She helped on the family farm and worked at the car lot with her son. She also was a cook for several years at Appanoose School, but the most important job she held was that of wife, mother and best grandma ever. Mary Ann cherished her family. She was always focused on making sure her family was cared for.
Mary Ann was a member of Ottawa Community Church. At the age of 14, she accepted Christ as her Savior and served Him faithfully all of her life. One of her favorite ways to serve the Lord was to prepare the communion bread for the church. She was very active as a member of the church and was always there to lend a helping a hand. She also loved to sing and loved to serve her community. The most important relationship to Mary Ann was with Jesus, her Lord and Savior.
On Feb. 23, 1955, Mary Ann was united in marriage to Melvin Ezra Jamison at his parent’s farm in Franklin County, Kansas. They shared 63 years of faithful marriage.
Mary Ann is survived by three sons, Walter Jamison and his wife, Tracie, Lawrence, Kansas; Wesley Jamison and his wife, Cheryl, Ottawa, Kansas; Delbert Jamison and his wife, Linda, Pomona, Kansas; a sister, Gladys Jamison, Indianapolis, Indiana; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters-in-law, Velma Crist and Delta Crist; two brothers-in-law, Darrell Jamison and Everett Crist; mother-in-law, Martha Jamison; and father-in-law, Ezra Jamison.