Mariann Fae Avery, 64, died Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her home from ovarian cancer.
Mariann was born October 31, 1950 to Marion and Lucile Spencer in La Grande, Oregon. She graduated from Jerome High School in 1970 and then attended CSI and received a degree in Librarian studies. She also went to school after her son was born and received a degree in Child Care.
Mariann married John R. Avery on April 16, 1983. They had one child, a son, Alan Avery, on November 24, 1983. Mariann worked at Head Start for several years and also at a local daycare.
She was a member of the Calvary Chapel Church in Buhl and loved to do Bible Study every week with her women's Bible study Group. She loved to do weight lifting, working out on exercise machines at a local gym, and was a member of 60 plus, each year.
Mariann is survived by her husband, John R.; her son, Alan Avery; daughter-in-law, Christina Avery; grandchildren, Calvin John Avery and Sophie Avery; her parents, Marion and Lucile Spencer; three sisters, Sandra Ambrose, Donna Garnier, and Lisa Burton; two brothers, Dale Spencer and Richard Spencer; several uncles and aunts, a large number of nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, uncles and aunts.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2015 at Calvary Chapel in Buhl. Arrangements are under the direction of Farmer Funeral Chapel of Buhl, Idaho.
A special thank you to Hospice Visions Inc. For taking great care of Mariann and thank you to Calvary Chapel church members for all their help.