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Mary Rhymer

April 7, 1932 February 20, 2019
Mary Rhymer
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Obituary for Mary Rhymer

Mary K. Rhymer, age 86, of Golconda, IL passed away February 20, 2019 at her residence.

She was born April 7, 1932 to the late Dickson and Ressie (Dunning) Scott in Pope County, IL. As a child she had a dog named Lead. She would walk or ride her horse to Bay City Store to ride the bus to school. She married Donald Rhymer August 2, 1952 he preceded her in death June 9, 2017. Throughout the years Mary worked at the Bay City General Store, Biggs Grocery, K Mart and was the Road District Clerk. Mary and Donald were concessioners at the Job Corps. She was an active 4-H leader, enjoyed gardening, flowers, and loved her dogs Beauford and Blackjack. Mary was active on the farm and enjoyed helping Donald.

Mary is survived by her, two daughters, Kathy Carter of Dallas, TX, Lila (Steven) Morris of Simpson, IL; son, Paul Rhymer, of Golconda, IL; sister, Lilian Kerley of Simpson, IL; six grandchildren, Don Carter, Wendi Carter, Andrea Morris, Alisha Mills, Amber Biggers, Lukas Rhymer; four great-grandchildren, Emma Carter, Abigail Morris-Murray, Brodie Biggers, Brayden Biggers.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; great-grandson, Jackson Thomas Morris-Murray; daughter in law, Linda Rhymer.


Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Antioch Baptist Church in Rosebud, IL. Bro. Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. Interment will follow at Independence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of service at the church.

Memorials may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 320 East Walnut Street, Ste. A, Carbondale, IL 62901.


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Visitation

Sunday

24

Feb

1:00 PM 2/24/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church

Rosebud road
Rose Bud, IL 62938

Antioch Baptist Church
Rosebud road Rose Bud 62938 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

24

Feb

2:00 PM 2/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church

Rosebud road
Rose Bud, IL 62938

Antioch Baptist Church
Rosebud road Rose Bud 62938 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Independence Final Resting Place

Rosebud Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Rosebud Road Golconda 62938 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

320 East Walnut Street, Ste. A
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
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