MAYNARD, Mary J. Dunn South, 86, of Triadelphia, W.Va., died Monday, July 20, 2009 in Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, Ohio.
Mary was born August 15, 1922 in Mount Pleasant, Ohio, a daughter of the late William Dunn and Margaret Cotts Whitecotton. She was a homemaker and attended the Assembly of God Church, Valley Grove, W.Va.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Willard L. South, Sr.; second husband, Earl Maynard; a son, Willard L. South, Jr.; a brother, Tom Dunn; a sister, Nancy Dunn; and a step-daughter, Grace Riggs.
Mary is survived by her three sons, William Chester and his wife, Maggie of Waterford, Ohio, Eugene R. “Gene” South and his wife, Janine of Triadelphia and David A. South of Triadelphia; a step-daughter, Rachel Makofsky of Columbus, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a cousin, Judy Dulin of Maryland.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, Wednesday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 11 am, Thursday, July 23, 2009, with the Rev. Roger Rakon officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.