Mary K. Trone, 81, of Carthage, passed away at her home at Hickory Grove at 11:06 AM, Monday, November 9, 2020, in Carthage.
Mary was born July 7, 1939, the daughter of Ray and Ruby Maxine (Copeland) Hale in Carthage, Illinois. She graduated from Carthage High School. On August 17, 1957, she was united in marriage to John Trone in Carthage. He preceded her in death in 2010. Mary worked for many years in surgery and housekeeping at Memorial Hospital in Carthage. She was a member of the Burnside Christian Church.
Mary is survived by five daughters, Barbara (Rick) Shaw of Warsaw, Jackie (Steve) Marshall of Hamilton, Susan (Jeff) Climer of Carthage, Carla (Ryan) Settles of Bowen and Nancy (Dennis) Heinecke of Carthage; two step-daughters, Marilyn (Jerry) Thompson of Carthage and Peggy (Damon) Azinger of Keokuk; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; and one brother, Orville (Evelyn) Hale of Nauvoo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, John.
A memorial service will be held at a later date with burial in Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage. Memorials may be directed to Lee County Hospice or the Hickory Grove Activity Fund. Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.
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