Mary Albury Ferrell, 92

sunshine | 6/27/2012, 3:44 a.m.

Pioneer Miamian and dedicated church worker Mary Albury Ferrell will be buried on Saturday, June 30 from the Church of the Incarnation. Mrs. Ferrell died June 20, after a lengthy illness. Born September 8, 1919 in Key West, she moved Miami with her parents Gladys and J. Hartman Taylor at age seven. After graduation from Booker T. Washington High School, she worked as a cafeteria manager at several Miami-Dade Public Schools, including Orchard Villa Elementary, Miami Central, Arcola Lakes and MacArthur North. A longtime member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church, she moved to the Church of the Incarnation when it was organized 62 years ago and continued her years of service. Survivors include: two sons, Thomas Leo Albury, Jr. (Charlie) and Vincent F. Albury (Beverly; granddaughters, Miranda Y. Albury, Montrese E. Albury, Marlene A. Lewis (Marvin), Chevonne Albury, whom she raised from a young child and Kenya French; grandsons, Greg Faison, Kelvin Taylor, Sr. and Keith Nelson, Sr.; and 18 grandchildren. A litany service will be held 6 p.m., Friday evening with burial, 10 a.m., Saturday at the Church of the Incarnation.