Mary Ellen (Smith) Insley

October 19, 1941 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 80)


Mrs. Mary Ellen Insley, age 80, passed away at Pleasant View Nursing Home on Monday, May 16, 2022. Mrs. Insley was born in Savannah to the late Ollie and Jessica Smith on October 19, 1941. She worked as a bartender for over 15 years at Duggars and Joe Hatchers. Mrs. Insley enjoyed going to watch the races at Oglethorpe Speedway, watching Nascar on t.v., shopping and playing slot machines.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one daughter, Dee Anne Phillips; two brothers, Pete Smith, O.L. Smith; four sisters, Jean Stewart, Margaret Froley, Theresa Smith, Sally Smith, and Bonnie Faye Smith.


Survivors include three children, Billie Joe Davis of Ellabell, Sandra King of Jesup and Cecil Phillips of FL; brother, R.L. Smith and Edward Smith; sister, Glenda Smith Wall and her husband Steve of Savannah; nine grandchildren; several great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


No services are scheduled at this time.


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