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Mary Taylor Wendell
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Obituary for Mary Taylor Wendell

DURHAM: Mary Ellen Wendell, devoted wife and mother, 84, died on August 18, 2018 at her home in Durham, NC with her family by her side. Mary Ellen was born January 19, 1934 in Hartsville, S.C. to the late Rev. George Stephen Taylor and Velma Daughtry Taylor.

Mary Ellen is survived by he husband, Ernest John Wendell; sons, Ernest “Skip” George Wendell and wife Renee, Russell Scott Wendell and wife Jeanne, David Martin Wendell; daughter, Katherine Lee Wendell; brother-in-law, Ronald Wendell and wife Teresa; sister-in-law, Dolores Mueller; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 23rd at McMannan United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22nd at Clements Funeral Home in Durham.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
McMannen United Methodist Church

4102 Neal Rd.
Durham, Nc 27705

Cemetery Details


McMannen United Methodist Church Cemetery

4102 Neal Rd.
Durham, Nc 27705


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