Mary Mahan

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mary L. Mahan, 100, of Charleston, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility.

She was born Aug. 30, 1906, in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of Emerson Lee and Lillie London Hamelback. She married George W. Mahan, who died in 1965.

Mahan was a member of First Baptist Church in Mounds.

Survivors include two daughters, Jean Brown of Tamms, Ill., Evelyn Yashuk of San Antonio; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, three sisters, four brothers and two grandchildren.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Barkett Funeral Home in Mounds.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Bridges officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Heights Cemetery at Mounds.