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Mary Carolyn Test Wall
Birth: Dec. 23, 1941
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 2007
Cumberland County
Tennessee, USA

Mom was born on December 23rd 1941, to Mr.& Mrs George Wesley Jr. and Lora Olive Test in Cincinatti Ohio, She However spent most of her life in Indianapolis Indiana.graduating from George Washington High School. It was while working at American Fletcher National Bank as a Bank Teller a Co-Worker Wilma (who later became my Aunt) posted a notice requesting Blood Donations for her Father Carl, who was in dire need of a Heart Operation. Mom didn't hesitate. Mom and Wilma became fast friends and while her twin Brother "Bill" was home on leave from the United States Army, Wilma introduced them. It was then that she met and fell in Love with and married William Andrew Wall Sr. on August 22 1964. After working for the United States Postal Service (Air Mail Facility) for 27 years, retiring in 1992 she headed for the Hills of Middle East Tennessee
Mom enjoyed Puzzles,especially Crossword and Sudoku,and television game shows such as The Price Is Right, Wheel of Fortune, and Jeparday were amoung her favorites.and also loved playing Cards & board games with her Children and Grandchildren especially Eucher & Canasta and her own made up version of YAHTZEE!! She was also a avid Football Fan and loved the Indianapolis Colts.
Before she took to her Bed with emphysema around 1998 She loved to go Fishing. A childhood love she shared with her beloved Father George , The last time she got a chance to get her bobber wet a Cousin Alan (hew favorite Nephew) took her in her wheelchair (which she hated) down to the boat dock and she sat there all day Sipping on a cola & eating twizzilers and though she didn't catch a thing she had the time of her life. She also enjoyed spending time spending time with her Children and Grandchildren and her friends,But her #1 love was giving Christmas Gifts to Needy Children Most of the time she gave anomously from the "ANGEL TREE" set up each year by the Post Office. We didn't have a lot of money growing up and we nevr went without, but Mom always wanted to do her part, I remember one year a little boy also named "ANDY" only wanted a Football for Christmas She just cried, and found that young man the best football she could buy.She taught us from a ver early age, it is far better to give than recieve, especially to those that don't have anything We are here to help and look out for each other Her pholosephy was Always Pay it Forwrd
In June of 2006 it was discovered she had Bone and Lung cancer and after successufully going through both Chemotherpy and radiation , the cancer had gone into remission in December of 2006 only to manifest itself again as brain cancer She entered the Hospital for the last time in Januraury 26th 2007, The last big thing we were able to do for her as a family. She was Still hospitalized Feb 4th 2007 when the Colts went to the SuperBowl and we held a "tailgate party" right there in her room Compleate with home made "GO COLT's" Banners and with all the Traditional fixin's, Hot Wings, Veggie Tray, Chips & Dip, Pop,(beer was not allowed :( we even had Blue and White Cup Cakes my sister made) She was a very happy Lady when they Won. The next day we knew her time was coming to a end and and she lost her hard fought. painful battle on the evening of February 13th 2007 at 6:44pm
she left behind to mourn and cherish her memory Her Son Wm "Andy" Wall II, and Daughter Lora C. Rector along with 4 Grandson's Joseph D. Wall, Stephen Z & Jonathan L Foust and George William Russell Rector and Great Grand-Daughter Madison Elizabeth Wall (who was born after she passed )as well as her Brother Thomas George,and life long friend Janice Bryant, Sister's-in-Law Wilma Harris and Georgia Stamm as well many many Nieces and Nephews and many Friends to remember her as a Loving and giving Woman, Mother,Grandmother, Sister & Friend.
Her Funeral service was held as Thurman's Funeral Home in Sparta Tennessee on Feburaury 16th 2007 and she was laid to Rest in Stringtown Cemetery as per her request with her Colts Cap and her electronic Yahtzee Game
We miss you Mom and think of you each and every day
A Special Thank you to Mz Fish for so generosly sponsoring my Mothers Memorial

Mary C. T.Wall
Mary Carolyn Test Wall, 65 Passed Away Feb 13 2007. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Friday Feb 16th from the chaple of Thurman Funeral Home of Sparta with inturnment following in the Stringtown Cemetery
Mrs. Wall was born December 23 1941 in Cincinnati Ohio, The daughter of George Wesley Test Jr. and Lora Olive Marlowe Test.
She is survived by her loving Children and their spouses William (Andy) and Stacy Wall II and Lora and Russell Rector al of Crossville Honorary Children, Linda and Jeff Mathews of McMinnville: brother Thomas (Tom) George Test of Indianapolis, In. and Sister Janice Bryant of Gordensville, Tn. Grandchildren Joseph Wall, Stephen Foust, Jonathan Foust, and George William Rector and numerous honorary Grandchildren
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her Former husband William Andrew Wall
Active Pallbearers were Jeff mathews, Mike Bryant, Rob Bryant, David Bryant, Don Bryant, and Jon Bryant
In lieu of flowers donatons may be made to Toy's for Tot's or the Childrens Make a Wish Program
Thurman Funeral Home of Sparta is in charge of the Arrangements

Family links: 
  George Wesley Test (1911 - 1982)
  Lora Olive Marlowe Test (1908 - 1983)
  William Andrew Wall (1936 - 1986)
  William Andrew Wall (1965 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
(Front) MOTHER Mary Carolyn Wall December 23 1941 Feburary 13 2007 (Back) Her Children Andy & Lora
Stringtown Cemetery
White County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Top of Hill next to Old Oak Tree
Maintained by: The Buker Team
Originally Created by: Andy
Record added: May 07, 2007
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