Mary Louise (Quarry) Mitchell, 89

Mary Louise (Quarry) Mitchell, 89, of Marion, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

She was born on Aug. 1, 1932, in Indianapolis to the Rev. Ralph and Grace (Grable) Quarry. She was married to Harold Bryce Mitchell on February 23, 1951, and he preceded her in death in 2011.

Mary graduated from Swayzee High School in 1951.  She worked at JC Penney's and First Christian Church in Marion, where she was the secretary.  She retired in 1994 after 18 years.  She was a member of First Christian Church, where she served as a deacon and worked with the youth.  She enjoyed the Christian Women's fellowship, Bible study, and book club. 

Mary was also a member of LaFontaine Eastern Star and the Hostess House.

She is survived by her children, Bryan (Modena) Mitchell of Wabash, Cavin (Shirley) Mitchell of Slidell, Texas, and Brenda (Lyndon) McGlothin of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Matthew Mitchell of Noblesville, Benjamin Mitchell of Indianapolis, Elisabeth (Travis) Moore of Noblesville, Katherine Mitchell of Columbia City, Troy (April) Mitchell of Greenwood, Grace (Thomas) Marshall of Indianapolis, Isaac (Carrie) Watson of Morgantown, Misty McGlothin of Churubusco, and Christopher (Beth) McGlothin of Angola; step-grandsons, Bridger (Angel) Peck of Hallettsville, Texas, and Brayden (Sierra) Peck of Decatur, Texas; 17 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Barbara Mitchell and Myrna Shane.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harold Bryce Mitchell; sons, Myron Jay Mitchell and Harold Eugene Mitchell; daughter, Sharon Kay Watson; daughter-in-law, Debra Mitchell Tinkle; granddaughter, Ruby Ann Mitchell; grandson, Andrew Scott McGlothin; parents; and sister, Ada Matchett.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 pm on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion.

On Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, a funeral service to celebrate Mary’s life will begin at 2 p.m., preceded by an additional hour of visitation. Pastor Haley Asberry will be officiating with burial taking place at Thrailkill Cemetery in Swayzee.

Memorial contributions may be directed to First Christian Church, 1970 N. Wabash Rd., Marion, IN 46952 or Troyer Memorial Library, 1 E. Kendall St., LaFontaine, IN 46940.

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Posted on 2022 Feb 10