Mary Will Osborne

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Graveside service for Mrs. Mary Will Osborne, 82, will be held in Anniston Memorial Gardens on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Don Dean officiating. The family will receive friends at Anniston Memorial Funeral home from 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. prior to the service on Saturday. If inclement weather is present, the graveside service will be held at the Anniston Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Following Mary Will's service and burial in Alabama, a memorial service will be held at Naples Church of Christ in Naples, Fla. on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Minister Lyle Asbill officiating. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at 10 a.m. and all who wish to come may do so. Mary Will passed away on May 28, 2017 at Lee Health Park in Ft. Myers, Florida. She was born on July 6, 1934 in Anniston to Herman and Willie Alexander. Mary Will grew up in Anniston. She graduated from Oxford High School in Oxford in 1952. After high school, she married her high school sweetheart, Larry Osborne. They moved to Naples, Fla. in 1965. They were happily married for 34 years prior to Larry's passing in 1988 at the age of 53. Mary Will was a faithful member of Naples Church of Christ since 1965 and loved her church family dearly. She was a source of strength and encouragement to all who knew her. Mary Will's passion and joy was her relationship with God, her family and her country. She will be missed beyond measure but the celebration going on in Heaven must be amazing. Mary Will is survived by her daughter, Debbie Osborne; sons, Danny (Laurie) Osborne, Phillip (Cindy) Osborne and Timothy (Kim) Osborne, all of Naples, Fla.; her grandchildren, Amy Dyer, Stephen Osborne (Jennifer), Michelle Whitlock (Brad), Jessica Silvers (Blake), Lisa Medlock (Robert), Erin Osborne, Tiffany Mitchell, Pamela Paul (Colby) and Shelby Osborne; her great-grandchildren, Lauren Dyer, Valerie Dyer, Mya Medlock, Blake Whitlock, Mallory Silvers, William Mitchell, Maddie Medlock, Molly Silvers, Maddie Whitlock, Addie Silvers and another expected to arrive in November (to Pamela and Colby); several nephews and nieces; sister-in-law, Linda (Lanny) Chappelear; brother-in-law, Dwight Otwell, and dear, long-time friends, Alice Dean and Francis Goode. Mary Will was preceded in death by her husband, Larry S. Osborne; parents, Herman and Willie Alexander; sisters, Alice Haynes and Louise Otwell; brother-in-law, Frank Haynes; dear long-time friends, Earl Dean and Monroe Goode. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Liberty Youth Ranch, P. O. Box 366206, Bonita Springs, FL 34136 or to the Mount Dora Children's Home, 301 W. 13th Avenue, Mt. Dora, FL 32757. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home 3865 US Hwy 431 N Anniston, Ala. 36206 256.820.0024
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Published in The Anniston Star on June 2, 2017