Mary Ella Revis, 80, of Dayton, died Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013, in Chattanooga. She was born Oct. 7, 1932, in Dayton to the late Henry and Nellie Rice Sullivan. She was also preceded in death by her son, Billy Revis.
Mary was a graduate of Bledsoe County High School. A resident of Dayton since 1983, Mary previously lived in Bradenton, Fla. She was a homemaker and loved to write music. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Leland “Bill” Revis, and daughter, Rhonda Bolding both of Dayton; grandson Chris Benfield of Dayton; two great-granddaughters, Ashlyn Benfield and Gabby Benfield and two great-great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Mary’s life will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. at New Harmony Baptist Church on Dayton Mountain.