Mount Vernon News
  • Mary Lou Harris

  • April 4, 2011

SPARTA — Mary Lou Harris, 86, of Sparta, passed away Friday, April 1, 2011, at Morrow Manor Nursing Center in Chesterville, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was a member of Sparta United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by husband, Milton Harris; son, Steve; brother, Ogden Besch; and sister, Betty Eley.

Survived by daughter, Cheryl (Jim) LaFever of Cardington; grandchildren, David, Eric and Ryan LaFever, Rachel (Daryl) Cammuse and Tracy (Lance) Tucker; great-grandchildren, Carley, Elise, Avery and Payton; brother, Lewis (Sherry) Besch Jr.; and daughter-in-law, Julie Harris; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service and burial will be held Tuesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. at Bloomfield Cemetery, Centerburg. Pastor Larry Carnes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sparta United Methodist Church or to Hospice of Morrow County.


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