Mary A. Pott , age 88, of Quincy, died Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 8:10 am in Blessing Hospital.
Mary was born March 17, 1931 in Rushville, Illinois, the daughter of Voight E. and Helen J. Parkinson Hanks. She married Otto C. Pott on September 6, 1953, at the Christian Church in Mt. Sterling, IL. He preceded her in death on March 20, 2007.
She was a graduate of Mt. Sterling High School and attended Eureka College and Gem City Business School. Mary was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, and the German Village Society. She also had served as an officer of the Irving School P.T.A.. Mary was employed for many years as a secretary at Moorman Manufacturing Company.
Survivors include her daughter, Carol (David) Schullian of Liberty, IL; a granddaughter, Melissa (Jay) Slater of Quincy, and greatgranddaughter, Sydney Slater and her beloved Boston Terrier, Lola.
In addition to her husband, Mary was preceded in death by: her parents and a sister, Margaret Saevre.
Services: 1:00 p.m. on Monday (November 4, 2019) at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Disseler officiating.
Inurnment: Quincy Memorial Park
Visitation: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday (November 3, 2019) at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.
Memorials: Quincy Humane Society or Blessing Foundation for Hospice.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Carol I have many good memories of your Mom. Loved talking to her when I used to take Dad to Steak & Shake for breakfast. Always had a smile & good conversation. Will miss her. Vickie
Sincere sympathy to u all. Mary was such a great lady and I enjoyed visiting with her on Sunday mornings at church. She will be missed
I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a positive person - always ready with a smile. And her laughter - well you just had to laugh along with her. She will be missed by many.
Barb (Jackson) Edwards
Carol, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your mother always had a smile and a warm greeting whenever I came home on leave and would see her. Prayers for you and all of your family.
Dear Melissa, Jay, Sydney and Family,
We know how much your grandmother meant to you. She was a very nice, cheerful lady. She will live in your memories forever. Thinking of you and remembering Mary.
Pat & Dick Wentura
So sorry to read this. Mary and I have been friends since grade school. Graduated from high school together and since have been friends. May god wrap his arms around her family and give you strength in the difficult days ahead. Vivian Sorrells Golliher
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