Funeral services for Mary Call, age 84, of Brownwood, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, at the Brownwood First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery. 

Mary passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009. 

Mary was born Sept. 14, 1925, in Brownwood, Texas, to Burton and Josephine Melane. She loved God, family, and her church, Brownwood First Baptist of which she was a lifelong member. Mary was active in the local community participating in the Lake Brownwood Lions Club, The Eastern Star, as well as many other charitable organizations. She was a very loving and giving woman always looking to extend a hand to anyone in need. One of Mary’s favorite pastimes was playing Bingo on Saturdays. She enjoyed her work and the friends she made at Home Depot  where she was affectionately known as “Miss Mary”.

Survivors include her sons, Nicky Chrisman and wife Debbie of Llano, Texas, and Danny Chrisman; her brother Harold S. Melane and wife Shirley; her sister, Shirley Melane Smith of Arlington; her two grandchildren, Lisa and Andrea: and many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and two husbands Horace Chrisman and R.E. Call.