Mary Lou Mingledorff

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Mary Lou Mingledorff, 87, passed away March 17, 2019.
Mary Lou was a graduate of Mount de Chantal Academy in Wheeling, W.Va., and a graduate in music education from St. Mary College in Leavenworth, Kan.
Mary Lou moved to Athens in September 1953 and was a teacher at Effingham Academy in Springfield for a year before moving to Athens, where she lived for 66 years.
Mary Lou was a charter member and past president of the Athens Music Teacher's Association and a member of Georgia Music Teacher's Association and Music Teacher's National Association. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At different times through the years, she served as church organist, choir director, Relief Society pianist and primary pianist.
Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents, Chester Henry and Marguerite Kathryn; her husband, Lewis Edward Mingledorff Sr.; her grandson, Lewis Edward Mingledorff III; and her great-granddaughter, Olivia Mae Mitchell.
She is survived by her seven children: L. Edward Mingledorff Jr., Chester H. Mingledorff and Dianne, Mary Lou Spratlin, E. Kathryn Campbell, Currie M. Mingledorff and ViAnn, Susan R. Mingledorff, M. Jennifer Johann and Bob.
She is also survived by 28 grandchildren and more than 50 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was conducted March 21, 2019, in the chapel of Lord and Stephens, East. The burial was at Athens Memory Gardens.
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