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Mary Jane McCarty, age 89, of Duluth, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Mary was born Monday, December 14, 1925 in Marion, Ohio to Ernest James and Bertha Katrina (Davis) Bowen. Survivors include her children, Sara Smith Corbett of Benson, AZ, James Robert Davis(Joan) of Marysville, OH and Lila McCarty (Chris Green) of Duluth, GA. Mary is also survived by grandchildren, Shane (Grant) Partington, Jimmy (Lisa) Davis, Chris (Amy) Davis, Tonya Smith Stoddard, Rhonda Smith Dyer and Alice Smith Pedersen; along with several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and also very good friends, Penny and Art Johnson, and Mike and Tammy Seel all of St. Petersburg, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Bertha Bowen; one sister, Maxine June Petty; two brothers, Ernest (Bud) Bowen and Jack Curtis Bowen. Mary was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Ralph E. McCarty, who passed away October 2006. Mary lived most of her life in Marysville, Ohio before moving to St. Petersburg, Florida in the early 80’s. She most recently lived at Dunwoody Pines, located in Dunwoody, GA. Mary’s favorite pastime was being around friends and family. Georgia Cremation – Duluth, GA (678)584-0914 www.GeorgiaCremation.com is assisting with local arrangements. Underwood Funeral Home 703 East 5th ST, Marysville, OH 43040 www.underwoodfuneralhome.com is in charge of the service in Marysville, Ohio.