Mary A. Pensinger South, 101, of Veedersburg, died 11:42am Friday March 9, 2012 at St Elizabeth Central Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana.
Mrs South was born June 9, 1910 in Brazil, Indiana the daughter of George Finley and Maggie May (Bridgewater) Houk. She first married Lynn Pensinger, he has preceded her in death. She married Cecil M South May 13, 1939 in Russellville Indiana. He has preceded her in death July 9, 1992.
She is also preceded in death by a grandson Kenneth South, three brothers Ralph, Charlie, and Dutch Houk, three sisters Edith Williams, Helen Torry and Georgia Ringo.
Surviving family include three sons, Larry E Pensinger (wife, Rachel), Wingate, IN; David L.South (wife, Colleen), Veedersburg, IN; Cecil Duane South (wife, Nancy), Marshall, IN; a step-daughter Anna Marie Beaman, Plymouth, IN; grandchildren, Sue Pensinger, Kokomo, IN; Kathy (David) Kurfman, Kokomo, IN; Shay (Amy) South, Marshall, IN; Debbie (Jim) Guinn, Marshall, IN; step-grandchildren, Glenn William, Randy, Terry, Barry, and Susan Beaman, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchildren, 10 step great grandchildren, and 11 step great-great grandchildren
Mary was formerly from Brazil, IN, and she had lived in the Veedersburg area since 1989. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Williamsport IN. She attended school in Decatur, IL 1920-1930, and completed two years of Business College in Terre Haute, IN. She worked outside the home for 50 years as a bookkeeper and office manager for several auto agencies in Terre Haute, IN, as well as a job placement officer for both Indiana Employment Services and Indiana Employment Security Division. She enjoyed reading, doing genealogy, church work, family, friends and quilting.
Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Friday March 16, 2012 at Dickerson Funeral Home 303 N Main St Veedersburg, IN. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon Friday and continue until the time of service at 2:00. Interment to follow service at Mt Hope Cemetery, Covington. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com