Mary Lou (O’Hair) Jarrett

Mary Lou (O’Hair) Jarrett, 86, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Community Hospital East. She was born on Sept. 20, 1928, in Putnam County, Ind.., as the daughter of Marion and Mae (Keyt) O’Hair. Mary married Harold E. Jarrett on Oct. 25, 1947, in Indianapolis.

She loved her family and children and enjoyed being a housewife. She was in the Peace Corps from 1985-1987 in Papua New Guinea. She was a member of Mohawk United Methodist Church and loved to garden, work with flowers, crochet, quilt, cook, and antiques.

Mary is survived by her loving husband, Harold E. Jarrett of Greenfield; sons, David L. (Susie) Jarrett of Warsaw, Ind., and Kevin J. (Sheri) Jarrett of Greenfield; daughters, Deborah K. (Tim) Robinson of Morristown and Janet S. Addison of Bloomington, Ind.; brothers, Gale O’Hair and Max O’Hair both of Greencastle, Ind.; sister, Elva Porter of Bainbridge, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Mae (Keyt) O’Hair; brothers, Andrew O’Hair, Dwight O’Hair, and Robert O’Hair; baby son, Thomas L. Jarrett; and grandson, Adam Jarrett.

Visitation will be held from 11 until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation. Reverend Woody Thompson will be officiating.  Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery in Pendleton, Ind.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Mohawk United Methodist Church, 2045 W. 400 N., Greenfield, IN 46140, Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation of Indiana, 964 N. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.

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