Duncan Falls: Mary E. Woodruff, 86, of Duncan Falls passed away at 12:40 pm on Sunday, October 18, 2009 with her loving and devoted husband of 67 years, Walter, by her side.
Mary was born May 1, 1923 in Belmont County to the late Clate and Isabelle (Hunter) Wheeler. She retired from Graham, Mitchell & Associates, was a member of Olive Branch Chapter 251 OES and attended Duncan Falls Presbyterian Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her brother Bob (Joanne) Wheeler, daughter-in-law Sally Woodruff, grandchildren Elizabeth (John) Nichwitz and Michael (Heather) Woodruff, great grandchildren Rachel, Rylee, Benjamin, Bailey, Brooke & Bryn, as well as several nieces and nephews, and longtime friend Wilma Fuller.
She is preceded in death by her son, Clayton Woodruff, brothers Dewey and Bill Wheeler and her sister Helen Bumen.
Visitation will be Tuesday, October 20, 2009 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Thompson-Farus Funeral Home in Duncan Falls. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10:30 am with Reverend Ellen Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Duncan Falls Cemetery.
Olive Branch OES will hold star services at 5:45pm Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice Morrison House, 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, OH 43701.
To send a note of condolence to the family go to: www.thompsonfarusfuneralhome.com