Mavis M. (Ryan) Carey formerly of Martins Ferry, OH, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

She was born September 27, 1934 in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the late Denzel and Juanita (Eddy) Smith.

Before moving to Las Vegas, NV, Mavis was an employee of the former Rose Cafe in Martins Ferry, OH. She was a member of the Henderson, NV, Central Christian Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ashworth.

Surviving are her husband, Frank Carey; one son, Steve (Sharon) Ryan of Hebron, OH; two daughters, Debbie Peters of Burnsville, WV, and Dawn (Jim) Bero of Martins Ferry, OH; two sisters, Donna (Gary) McCune of Cummings, GA, and Karen (Steve) Brunner of St. Marys, WV; seven grandchildren: Bari Lyn, Toni, Brady, Shayne, Bobette, Carl and James; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mavis requested no visitation. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.