Mary Hargiss

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Mary Hargiss

Mary Burns Hargiss, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 2, 1912, in Bollinger County, Mo., daughter of Marvin and Clara Lincoln Burns. She and Glenn Hargiss were married June 21, 1930, in Marble Hill, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1991.

Hargiss had worked as a secretary in a medical office. She was a member of University United Methodist in St. Louis.

Survivors include a sister, Billie Abernathy of Glenallen, Mo.; two grandsons, Theodore Dau, Timothy Dau; two nephews, Wayne Anderson, Bob Anderson, both of Glenallen; and three nieces, Ruth Ann Clark and Barbara Wilkinson, both of Marble Hill, Mary Jane York of Glenallen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a husband; a daughter, Betty Sue Dau; and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, with Rev. Rodger Rice officiating. Burial will be in Bellerive Cemetery in Creve Coeur, Mo.