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Mary L. Flister


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Mary L. Flister, born July 21, 1926, lived 95 years; passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Mary’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

Mary temporarily lived in Texas, where she was born; in Oklahoma till her teens, 20 years in Golden, Colorado, which she liked the most. She lived in Roswell at various times the longest. Mary lived in Arizona, Pennsylvania, California, Wisconsin, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, in shorter lengths of time. Now she is back at home in Heaven with her Heavenly Father, God.

She loved her family and really liked cooking, dancing, fishing, traveling, watching birds and animals, loved pets, and her independence. Family and friends will miss her deeply.

Mary worked many jobs over the course of time, starting at a young age helping her family. As she moved and traveled around until 1985, she had quite a variety of work experiences, and most were serving the public. Since 1985, Mary was again helping her family and continued until recently as a homemaker.

Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years, Carl Flister; her sons: Robert Hamby, and his family, Benji Boydston and his family; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; including many nieces and nephews.

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Preceding Mary in death are her parents: Jim and Eva Massey; sons: Paul Boydston and Steven Boydston; brothers: Winfred Massey, Carl Massey, Vernon Massey, Bobby Gene Massey; sisters: Vonnie Calp and Ardellia Massey; and her nieces and nephews.

There will be a Graveside Service on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 10:00 AM at General Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery located at South Park Cemetery.

A very special thanks to all the wonderful people who helped care for Mary in recent years.

Mary’s tribute was written in her honor by her loving family.

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