The Ottumwa Courier

February 22, 2013

Mary Prose, 89, Plano


PLANO — Mary Elizabeth Prose, 89, formerly of Collinsville, Texas, passed away Feb. 20, 2013, in Pilot Point. 

Mary was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Iowa to Roy and Clara Lucinda Orman Sample. She married Marvin Duane Prose Sr. on May 9, 1942, in Missouri. 

Mary is survived by two sons, Duane Prose of Pilot Point and Dennis Prose of Plano; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister; Albert Sample and Opal Huber, both of Albia.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; her son, Marion; three brothers, Glen, Wayne and Ralph Sample; and one sister, Iva Sample.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Aubrey, Texas. Burial will follow at Belew Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Services are under the direction of Terri Slay and Staff of Slay Memorial Funeral Center in Aubrey, Texas.

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