Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Derek Grigg.
Music provided by: Shirley Forgy, pianist; Greg McGhee, soloist.
Interment will be in East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Mexico, Missouri.
Pallbearers: Tim Zimmerschied, Mark Zimmerschied, Jim Cook, Rob Cook and Merle Lee Culwell.
Mary P. (Marshall) George passed away unexpectedly at 5:05 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2005 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Mary grew up in the Boonville area and was a 1943 Fulton High School graduate. She traveled with her husband while he was in the service and they settled on a farm south of Vandalia in the late 40's. Mary lived in Mexico from 1982 until 2001 and was an active member of the Mexico United Methodist Church. While there she also was an active volunteer at the Veterans' Home in Mexico and her hobbies included fishing, painting, flowers, walking and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Born: March 26, 1924 in Boonville, Missouri the daughter of Una Sutherland and Pearl Ota (Tucker) Marshall.
Married: William W. George in Fulton, Missouri on May 20, 1943; he preceded her in death on February 16, 1989.
Survivors include: two sons, William "Bill" W. and wife, Linda George of Houston, Texas and Craig A. and wife, Jeannie George of rural Vandalia; two daugthers Patricia E. and husband, Ray Zimmerschied of Dayton, Ohio and Sandra K. and husband, Jed Sprague of Atlanta, Georgia; one sister, Martha J. Eckley of Centralia, Missouri; ten grandchildren, Tom Zimmerschied, Mark Zimmerschied, Jim Cook, Rob Cook, Michelle Hart, Shawna Allison, Megan George, Kristen George and Chris Wooten; one brother-in-law, LeRoy Poteet and one sister-in-law, Laverna Marshall; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: husband, William; three brothers, John P. Marshall, James R. Marshall and Una E. Marshall; three sisters, Thelma O. Caskey, Frances L. Turner and Ellen E. Poteet..
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia.