Born in Sturgis, S.D. on Feb. 15, 1933, Mary was the daughter of the late Edwin and Irene VanOverschelde Endsley. She was a graduate of Marshall County High School and was a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church in Goodspring. She enjoyed RV traveling as well as yard sales. Mary was known for her huge unique collection of frogs. She was very helpful and caring of other people. Mary loved her family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, LaVona Wilbur, and brother, Everette Endsley
In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her daughter, Mary "Marcy" Marcella (Jim) Cochrane of Friendsville, Tenn.; three stepdaughters, Laurie (Randy) Tumey of Jasper, Ga., Deanna "Dani" (Ben) Neuman of Napa, Calif., and Traci (Joe) Breit of Napa, Calif.; stepson, Robert Wiggins of Mableton, Ga.; brother, George (Mary) Endsley of Culleoka; and two sisters, Marjorie (Farris) Taylor of Lewisburg and Sara (Steve) Tucker of Ocala, Fla. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home, with Pastor Debbie Eubanks officiating. Interment followed in Sunset Cemetery.
Heritage Funeral Home of Columbia assisted the family and was in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Hospice Compassus staff.
You may send condolences to the family at the Heritage Funeral Home Web site: www.TnFunerals.com.