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Mary Eilene Coble, 91, Burnettsville, passed away at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born on Nov. 2, 1926, in Ann Arbor, Michigan to the late Robert H. and Mary Catherine Opal (Matthews) Wood. On May 10, 1946, she married Robert Coble and he preceded her in death Dec. 29, 1992.
Mary was a graduate of Chalmers High School and worked as an attendant at Logansport State Hospital from which she retired. She loved children, and following her retirement, she volunteered as a reader at Eastlawn Elementary School in Burnettsville and worked at Noah's Ark Daycare in Delphi.
She was a member of Lockport Church.
She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, spending time with her family and babysitting the little ones. Her family was her life.
Surviving are her children, Robert Coble, Jerry (Marcina) Coble, Connie Hudson, Randy (Brenda) Coble and Peg (Bob) Oliver, all of Burnettsville; brother, John F. (Karen) Wood, Monticello; 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by infant twins; brother, Robert Wood; and sister, Charlene Woodhouse.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello and also one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Funeral services celebrating Mary's life will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lockport Church with Pastor Nord Zootman officiating. Mary will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Robert, in Davis Cemetery, Burnettsville.
Memorial contributions may be given to Eastlawn PTO with envelopes available at the funeral home and also at the church.
Messages of condolence may be extended at www.springerfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 21, 2018
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