Mary McIlroy

Tuesday, September 10, 2002

MINER, Mo. -- Mary Jolene McIlroy, 88, of Miner Nursing Center died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo.

She was born Dec. 4, 1913, at Bertrand, Mo., daughter of Grady and Lena Winslow McAdoo. She and Calvert E. McIlroy were married Dec. 31, 1933. He died Feb. 11, 1989.

McIlroy lived at Bertrand most of her life. She was a member of Bertrand United Methodist Church, and was a foster grandmother at Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Center in Sikeston.

Survivors include a son, Ethard McIlroy of Gary, Ind.; a daughter, Diane Stinnett of Sikeston; a brother, Dale McAdoo of Merrillville, Ind.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, Mo., after 5 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Rick Lasley officiating. Burial will be in Armer Cemetery.