Mary Ellen (Travis) Frields passed away peacefully at her home in Fort Myers, Florida August 17th, 2021, transitioning to her heavenly home. She was born May 11th, 1928 to James and Verna (Tabor) Travis in Crittenden County, Kentucky.
After graduating from Shady Grove High School Mary Ellen attended Lockyears Business College in Evansville, IN. After marrying John she was a housewife, mother and worked for John Frields Ford managing the office and accounting.
Mary Ellen enjoyed her life. She taught pre-school aged children in Sunday School at Calvary Baptist Church, Huntingburg, IN. She loved volunteering with 1-3 year old children in the nursery for many years at McGregor Baptist Church in Fort Myers, FL. She also loved singing in the choir at McGregor where she made many friends. She loved working in her yard and garden, growing orchids, mowing her lawn, walking, traveling and spending time with her children. Basketball was her favorite sporting activity, watching the Holland Dutchmen and the University of Kentucky Wildcats.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband John M. Frields, by her parents James and Verna (Tabor) Travis, by her brother Russell Travis and sister Majorie (Dale) Hopkins.
Mary is survived by her children John Mark Frields, Kathie Frields and Joan Hoffman.
In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle Fort Myers, FL 33908.