Mary Helen Carrithers
El Paso- Mary Helen Carrithers, 88, of El Paso, IL passed away
at 5:20 pm on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Heritage Health in El
She was born on July 21, 1924 in El Paso, IL a daughter of Louis
B. and Mabel A. Zea Jones. She married Jesse Carrithers, Jr. on
October 5, 1947 in El Paso, IL. He survives.
Also surviving are one son, David A. (Nanci) Carrithers of
Williamsburg, VA; one daughter, Judith A. (Eugene) Schlueter of
Bloomington, IL; one brother, Frank Jones of Albany, GA; four
grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mary had worked in El Paso at the elevator and for Bob Schertz
She was a lifetime member of the El Paso American Legion
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 18,
2013 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Rev. Stanley
Grant will officiate. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening
from 4-7 pm at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service
on Friday. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso.
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