Mary was a wonderful, caring person to all she met. She was the wagon master to a special group of campers. May god be with you to guide you in understanding why it was marys turn to pass. We will always remember mary and all of her family. As you look into the sky and see a rainbow it is mary smiling down to say i am fine as i am no longer suffering. I will see all of you one day in heaven. We shall meet again.
Friends jim and kay hauke.
Mary Lou Powell Tingler (née Carter), 88, of West Palm Beach, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020, in West Palm Beach. She was born August 22, 1931 in Greenacres and raised in Lake Worth. She was the daughter of the late Archie Ray and Sarah Lucinda (Aldridge) Carter. A 5th generation Floridian, she graduated from Lake Worth High School in 1949. Mary retired from Palm Beach Junior College as the communications coordinator. She also dedicated 20 plus years as a volunteer at Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husbands Calvin Joseph Powell and Edmund J. Tingler. She is survived by seven children Gary Powell of Lantana, Luann Nixon (Darryl) of Lake Worth, Lynn Salisbury (Craig) of West Palm Beach, Linda Terranova (John) of Jupiter, Letty Felcan (Jan) of Lizella, GA, Vicki Barnard (Steve) of Royal Palm Beach, and Raymond Tingler (Sharyn) of Stuart; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Services will be private at Dorsey-E. Earl Smith Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Trustbridge (Hospice of Palm Beach County), Southeast Florida Alzheimer's Association, or American Cancer Society of Palm Beach County.
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Published in The Palm Beach Post from May 18 to May 19, 2020.