DOUGHTY, Mary Ellen, 61, of Main Street, Rayland, OH, died Monday, August 27, 2012 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, OH.
She was born August 24, 1951 in Martins Ferry, OH, to the late Marshall and Dorothy Bash Butler.
For 25 years she was an active member of the Rayland Volunteer Fire Dept., an avid boater and fisherlady, and she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd "Butch" Butler.
Surviving are her husband of 40 years, Roland James Doughty; two sons, James Thomas (Dawn) Doughty, of Las Vegas, NV, Patrick Doughty of Rayland, OH; two daughters, Mellissa Doughty of Yorkville and Amy (William) Beall of Martins Ferry, OH; three brothers, John Butler of Mingo Junction, OH, Kenny Butler of SC, and Richard (Karen) Butler of Rayland, OH; four sisters, Emma Tony Proger of Mingo Junction, Dorothy (Herb) Means of East Liverpool, OH, Sally Harris of Rayland, OH, and Grace (John) Meeker of Rayland, OH; seven grand children and two great grandchildren.
Friends will be received to pay tribute to Mary Ellen and celebrate her life Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, OH. Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Thomas officiating. Interment at Hopewell Cemetery, Rayland, OH.