Mary L. Brewer

Mary L. Brewer, 89, of Roanoke, IN, died Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at the Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mrs. Brewer graduated from Roanoke High School in 1947, and worked at Rogers Market as a cashier for 10 years. She was a member of Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church, Roanoke, and Roanoke American Legion Post 160 Auxiliary, where she was a past president. She was a member of the Knit Chicks.

She was born July 1, 1929, in Roanoke to Wendell Thurman and Chloe W. Crakes Hartley. She married Thomas J. Brewer on Nov. 1, 1947, in Roanoke, and he preceded her in death on April 17, 2011.

Surviving are by two daughters, Cheryl Ann Allen, of Fort Wayne, and Terrie S. Brewer, of Huntington; a son, Thomas J. Brewer Jr., of Fort Wayne; a sister, Katherine (Robert) Hoffman, of Huntington, a brother Norman Hartley, of Huntington; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes and Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. preceding the 11 a.m. funeral service. Rev. Joel Yeager of Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Pleasant Chapel Cemetery, Roanoke.

Preferred memorials are to Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, in care of Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.