|Birth: ||Jun. 17, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 2002|
Mary E. Morgenthaler, 78, passed away on November 18, 2002 at 12:35 a.m. at Chester County Healthcare in Henderson, TN.
Mary was born on June 17, 1924 in DuQuoin, IL the daughter of the late Ray and Flora (Fergus) Pritchett. She was reared in DuQuoin and attended schools there, graduating High School in 1944. She married Welcher "Ted" Morgenthaler on April 22, 1944 in DuQuoin; he passed away on November 8, 2002, just 10 days prior to Mary's death.
After Mr. Morgenthaler returned from service they made their home on DuQuoin, Illinois where they farmed and did dairy work. They later lived in Monmouth, IL, where they owned and operated Ted's Furniture and Upholstery until they retired in 1983. They moved to Johnston City until 1997, when they moved to Jackson, TN to make their home with their daughter Marilyn. They moved to Chester County Healthcare in 2002.
Survivors include two sons; Homer Nelson & Brenda Morgenthaler of Johnston City, and Carroll & Sharon Morgenthaler of Decatur, AL.; one daughter, Marilyn Sue & William Johnston of Jackson, TN.; eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2002 at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Val Treece officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery at Goreville, IL. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Mitchell-Hughes.
(Johnson-Hughes Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Homes as found on line)
Ray Pritchett (1896 - 1974)
Flora Ferges Pritchett (1900 - 1980)
Welcher S. Morgenthaler (1925 - 2002)
Created by: Janet McKenney
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
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