Mary Alyce Malvaney

Published 6:00 am Thursday, February 6, 2003

Services for Mary Alyce Malvaney of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Friday, Feb. 7, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inWoodlawn Cemetery in Marion County at 4 p.m.

Visitation is Friday from 1 to 2 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mrs. Malvaney, 100, died Feb. 6, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn in Smith County on Oct. 23, 1902, to Jefferson Charles Belland Charolette Austin Bell.

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She was a retired school teacher. She taught science in theBrookhaven and Columbia Public Schools, inspiring many students topursue careers in science and medicine. She was a member of FirstBaptist Church. She was active in the garden club and literaryclub.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Errol D.Malvaney; and her son, Dr. Errol D. Malvaney Jr.

Survivors are her daughter and son-in-law, Betty Ann and BillPerkins of Brookhaven; her grandsons, Don Perkins of Brookhaven,and William Perkins Jr., of Almaty, Kazakhstan; and hergreat-grandchildren, Alison Perkins, Jeff Perkins, Whitney Perkinsand Kseniya Perkins.