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Mary Ava Nease

March 4, 1971 — February 26, 2022

Mary Ava Nease, 50, of Plainfield, passed away on February 26, 2022 at home. Mary Ava was born on March 4th, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mary Ava graduated from Plainfield High School in 1989. She then attended Wilmington College in Wilmington Ohio, graduating in 1993. A long-time fan of Star Trek, she would occupy her time building Legos and following her favorite DC comic book characters but only when she wasn’t ruling the Mario Kart race track.

Mary Ava worked as a house mother for pregnant teens at the St. Elizabeth Home and then as a teacher’s assistant at Brentwood Elementary in Plainfield, Indiana.

She is survived by her husband, Adam Gilbert, their sons Edward Gilbert-Nease and Corydon Gilbert-Nease, mother Mary Ellen Nease, and brother John C. Nease (Amy).

She is preceded in death by her grandparents and her father, John F. Nease, Jr.

There will be no services at this time. A celebration of Mary Ava’s life may take place at a later date.

Final arrangements and cremation are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Please visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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