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Mary Ann Royalty

Mary Ann Royalty, 86, of Versailles, wife of James E. Royalty, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 in Versailles.

Born June 6, 1932, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Roy and the late Dora B. Gritton Steele.

She was a cosmetologist and a member of the Palamar Baptist Church.


  1. Mary Jo Hilen Hellard Hilen on January 15, 2019 at 11:35 am

    Sympathies to your family’s loss. I was a first cousin to Mary Ann’s husband, James. James mother and my mother were sisters. As life has it, we lost touch many years ago but do remember what a pleasant and fun person Mary Ann was. Both Mary Ann and James were great people.

    • Patricia Royalty Haertel on March 23, 2019 at 5:33 pm

      Thank you for your kind words. I am James and Mary Ann’s oldest daughter. If course I have remember hearing your name mentioned with fondness. Thank you again.

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