OTTUMWA — Mary C. Shilling, 61, of Ottumwa died May 7, 2013, at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
She was born Aug. 20, 1951 in Ottumwa to Gerald and Doris Lingle Howard. Mary had worked for theGood Samaritan Center for many years in the Physical Therapy Department. Mary also loved embroidery,she had also bowled on the Good Samaritan team and served as a teacher's aide. Mary also traveled with her familywhile her father served in the military.
Surviving Mary are her husband Mike Jackson; two sons Dennis and Jim (Ann), both of Ottumwa; one daughterMarvalyn (Roger) Shilling of Ottumwa; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; as well as one sisterJeri Lynn Fredley.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Larry and Gary.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shrine of Memories Funeral Home; the Rev. Richard Schlotter officiating. Burial will be in the Agency Cemetery in Agency.
Visitation will begin at noon Friday at the Shrine of Memories Funeral Home with the family present from 5-7 p.m. Friday.