|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1916|
Santa Barbara County
|Death: ||Oct. 15, 2010|
published Polk County Itemizer-Observer
20 Oct 2010
Mary Lu Box, 94, of Dallas died Oct. 15.
She was born in Santa Barbara, Calif., to Crystal and Rachel Butterfield Porter.
Mary Lu grew up in the Los Angeles area and south of Hemet, Calif., on the family homestead.
Mary Lu married Daniel Box on March 5, 1937, in Los Angeles. She came to Salem in 1970 and later settled in Dallas in 2008.
Mary Lu dedicated her life to the Lord's work and children, serving her church in child evangelism, Awana's and Sunday school for 25 years. She had been an active member of West Salem Christian Church. She also enjoyed flowers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel, in 1963 and her son, Phillip, in 2000.
Survivors include her sons, Mike (Donna Rae) and Paul (Karen) Box; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Wednesday, Oct. 20, and Thursday, Oct. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m., and Friday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. until noon at Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Service is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at West Salem Christian Church. Private interment will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Contributions are suggested to Child Evangelism Fellowship in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center, which handled arrangements.
Created by: Reggie Sutton
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60391369