Mary Ann Mills was born on October 18, 1950 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of John and Eileen Wheeler Mills. Following graduation from Avon High School, she attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. On June 17, 1972, she married Daryl E. Haley. They moved to Tipton in 1976.
Mary Ann was a treasured elementary teacher for 35 years and received National Board Teacher Certification in 1999. Mary Ann was so proud of her students and enjoyed helping them develop a love of learning.
Mary Ann passed away after a short personal journey with cancer. She is survived by husband, Daryl; two daughters, Melinda Haley (and husband Steven Peacock) of Iowa City, and Melissa Reed (and husband Tom and grandson Landon) of Ely; a sister, Nancy Carpenter and family; a brother, John and many cherished friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Jerry.
Due to Covid-19, services will be private. Please do not send food or flowers, family prefers memorials to Iowa City Hospice at iowacityhospice.org or by mail to 1025 Wade Street, Iowa City, IA 52240. Indicate the donation is in memory of Mary Ann Haley. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
“Spread love wherever you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa. Mary Ann leaves a legacy of kindness and giving that will live on in the hearts of those whose lives she forever changed.
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