Mary Price


Mary Grace Price went home to be with the lord on Wednesday Feb. 26, 2014. Mary was born on July 22, 1917 in Gibson County, the daughter of Lawrence J. and Nellie L. (Almon) Overton.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Thomas Howard Price, daughters, infant and twin to Janice, Janet, Janice Pegram, and Diana Phillips, daughter-in-law Judith (Erbacher) Price, sisters, Irma Hooker and Kathryn McLimore, and brother, Nathan ‘Kenny’ Overton. Survivors include her son, Thomas L. Price (Barbara) of New Harmony, seven grandchildren, Greg (Sadonna) Price, Sherri (Kim) Rutledge, Jacki (Doug) Hamman, Todd (Chris) Price, Jana (Ned) Pirtle, Jeff Pegram, and Amanda (Lamont) Weidner, 10 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, and two son-in-laws, Ronald Pegram and Michael Phillips.
Mary graduated from Stewartsville High School in 1935. Mary was a very gifted lady. She owned and operated Marys Ceramics in New Harmony, Poseyville, and Grayville. She taught ceramic classes to ladies and men from all over and even for the local colleges. Mary was an excellent cook, using her skills by working at many local restaurants, including the Playhouse Tavern, Main Café, and Red Geranium just to name a few. Mary also worked for many years and retired in her mid 80’s from SWIRCA, where she helped serve lunch and organize activities for the Cynthiana and Poseyville Senior centers.
Mary loved traveling, gardening, camping, fishing, reading, word search puzzles and spending time with her family and friends. Mary attended Old Union Church and was an avid supporter of Black River and Saulmon Cemeteries.
Services were Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Pastor Paul Huntsman officiating and burial at the Saulmon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Black River Cemetery or Saulmon Cemetery, 1617 Pleasant Valley Drive, Mount Vernon, IN 47620.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.holdersfuneralhome.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation center for providing such sincere love and care to Mary in her last days.

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