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Mary F. Shores

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Mary F. Shores Obituary
Mary F. Shores, 77, of Quincy, died at 8:04 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at her home.

Mary was born Nov. 7, 1940, in Kahoka, Mo., a daughter of Lewis A. and Katie Kirchner Schmid. She married Russell Lyle Shores on Dec. 11, 1958, and he preceded her in death May 20, 1991.

Mary was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish for many years. She loved gardening and working outside in her yard.

Mary is survived by two daughters, Glennis (Melvin) Mellon of Payson, Ill., and Cindy (Chuck) Nutt of Overland Park, Kan.; six grandsons, Bradley (Becky) Mellon of Payson, Jamie Mellon of Hannibal, Mo., Brent (Tanya) Mellon of Quincy, Joshua Mellon of Plainville, Charles Nutt of Chicago, and Brody Nutt of Dallas; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a sister, Opal Moore of Covington, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Russell, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Vernon Schmid; two sisters, Anna Rose Roberts and Marie Walker; and a stepson, Dennis Shores.

SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, prayers at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, with the Rev. Michael Kuse conducting. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy.

VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Blessed Sacrament Parish.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors.

WEBSITE: hansenspear.com

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 13 to May 15, 2018
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