Palmyra

Mary Atherton

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Palmyra, IN: Mary A. Atherton, age 101, passed away peacefully at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany, on October 4, 2018. She was born on August 18, 1917, to Welby and Almina Reynolds in Ludlow, KY. On August 1, 1941, she married Gilliam Atherton.
Mary was a teacher and homemaker. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English and Math from Transylvania University. Mary enjoyed the arts, especially painting and writing poetry. She was an impeccable seamstress and made clothing for both herself and her family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, a son, Hilton Atherton, and her parents.
She is survived by her children; Stephen R. (Linda) Atherton, Dave T. (Mary Lynn) Atherton, and Martin G. (Donna) Atherton. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Ann Colin, Jason Atherton, April Runes, Ken Atherton, Lee Atherton, Ross Atherton, and Kelli Atherton. Nine great-grandchildren and a niece, Dixie Black, also survive.
Funeral services will be held at Love Funeral Home on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 1 p.m. Visitation will be on Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at the Palmyra Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Diversicare of Providence, 4915 Charlestown Rd., New Albany, IN 47150.

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