Mary Jean Bodkins, 85, a resident of Greenfield and Kalamazoo, Mich., passed away Monday, April 11, 2011. She was born Aug. 13, 1925, in Indianapolis, Ind., to the late Virgil and Effie (Norvell) McClarnon.
Mary graduated from Westland High School, spent her adult life working along side her husband on their family’s farm; she also worked at Greenfield Banking Company and Hancock Memorial Hospital. Mary was a member of the Charlottesville United Methodist Church and she attended Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church in Greenfield. She was a 50 year member of the Eden O. E. S. #101.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Jeanne (Terry) Dalton of Kalamazoo, Mich.; grandson, Jason (Carole) Dalton of Kalamazoo, Mich.; great grandchildren, Clayton and Ava Dalton; companion, Kenton Dismore of Greenfield; cousin, J.B. McClarnon of Greenfield; 1 nephew and 2 nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Bodkins in Jan. 2003.
Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2011 at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield with Pastor Hugh Severance officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, April 14, 2011, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to either, Charlottesville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 7, Charlottesville, IN 46117 or Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. SR 9, Greenfield, IN 46140.
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