In Memory

Mary Elizabeth Brewer (Tolliver) - Class Of 1951

Mary Elizabeth Tolliver, age 79, of McRoberts, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday February 14, 2012, at the Letcher Manor Nursing Home, Whitesburg, Kentucky. She was born on December 11, 1932, at McRoberts, Kentucky, and was a lifelong resident of McRoberts. She was a mother and a homemaker, and had worked briefly as a substitute school teacher. For sixty-seven years, she was a member of the Freewill Baptist faith, and worked as youth director in the church. In earlier years, she was very active in the local PTA./

   She was a daughter of the late Porter & Bertha Webb Brewer, and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Claudia Craft; a son, James Bruce Tolliver; a granddaughter, Brandy Craft; four sisters, Lillian Brown, Louise Sayers, Dorothy Brown, and an infant sister, Goldie Brewer; and six brothers, Oscar Brewer, Harry Brewer, Smith Brewer, Carl Brewer, Daniel Brewer, and David Ishmaiel Brewer.

   Survivors include her husband, Robert Tolliver, McRoberts, Kentucky; a daughter and son-in-law, Kenda & Ken Quillen, of Jacksonville, Florida; three grandchildren, James Craft (Michelle), Jonathon Quillen (Ashley), and Brittney Quillen; four great-grandchildren, Skylar, Claudia, Jadon, and Skylynn; a sister, Joyce King, of Charlotte, North Carolina; two special friends, Marie Bates and Linda Stines; and a host of other relatives and friends.


Funeral services were on Saturday February 18, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Carty Funeral Home Chapel, Neon, KY, with Willie Cantrell, officiating.  Interment at the McRoberts Cemetery