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Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth "Teaspoon" Easley, 93, will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Easley will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. 

Mary Elizabeth “Teaspoon” Cass Easley was born on December 3, 1925,  to Lillie Cass and reared by her grandmother Annie Cass in Talladega County. 

She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She attended Talladega County Training School.

On March 13, 1944, she married the love of her life, Earnest Walker Easley and to this union one child was born, Mary Louise Easley Morgan.

Teaspoon and Walker worked hard farming and raising vegetables, many of which were sold to the community and could be found in local grocery stores. She was an avid traveler and traveled throughout the United States.

She loved the Bethel Church family and served in many capacities including President of the Senior Usher Board, Sunday School Teacher, Missionary Society and Willing Workers.  She served faithfully until her health started to decline.   Her service also extended into the community to include, volunteering at Baptist Health Primary Care Clinic in Talladega and the Red Door Kitchen.  She held memberships with the NAACP, Alabama Democratic Conference, American Union Relief Society. She was a member of Talladega County Deputy Sheriff Auxiliary and served as Chief Inspector at the Talladega County Central Poll site for many years and was an AVON Representative for over 40 years.

Mary Elizabeth “Teaspoon” Cass Easley accepted the Master’s call on July 6, 2019. She leaves to mourn, granddaughters; Walkita Easley Jackson (Melvin), Anniston, AL. ;Kimberly Morgan, Talladega, AL; Son-In-Law, Charlie Morgan, Talladega, AL; great grandchildren, Zaria, Zy’lan, Zavion and Zion and one Sister-In-Law, Willie Curry, Houston, TX.  She is preceded in death by her husband Earnest Walker Easley; daughter Mary Louise Easley Morgan; mother Lillie Cass; grandmother Annie Cass; sisters Iner Tanner, Josephine Marshall, Martha McMillan, Maggie Twymon and Era Cass; brothers Monroe Cass, Grandville Cass, Warner Cass and Carson Cass.

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  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Terrys Metropolitan Mortuary
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019
    ~ BRUCE EASLEY   El Cerrito, CAL, CA
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019
    Rest in Heaven Aunt "Teaspoon" . Dezzie
    ~ Edweena McIntosh Thomas   Columbus, GA