Horn Lake, MS -
Mary Ellen Munson was born February 6, 1932 in Milan,TN. She moved to her eternal home in Heaven on October 12, 2016. Mary had multiple careers and interests, including waitress, hotel clerk, veterinary assistant and homemaker; she was a determined advocate of animal rights and rescued many pets . She graduated from Milan High School in 1950. At age 50, she graduated from Central Texas College with a nursing degree and became a registered nurse. She later became a certified psychiatric nurse. Mary was the widow of Bill Munson. She is survived by her son, Steven Munson (Chee) of Killeen, TX; daughter, Teresa Hooven of Horn Lake, MS; stepdaughters, Diana Hansen and Denise Anderson; stepson, Greg Munson; and two grandchildren, Thomas and Sam Munson. She is also survived by brothers, Bill Martin (Katie) of Heiskell, TN and Leon Martin (Ildi) of Horn Lake, MS; sister-in-law, Irine Martin of Southaven, MS; and many nephews, nieces and friends. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Charles, Jerry, Jimmy, and Raymond. Mary was a member of Southaven Church of Christ. A memorial service will be held at 3 P.M. onSaturday, October 22 at Southaven Church of Christ, 1483 Brookhaven Drive, Southaven, MS.