The Washington Times-Herald

January 9, 2013

Mary Strange

Aug. 19, 1925 - Jan. 8, 2013

Washington Times-Herald

BURNS CITY — Mary E. Strange, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Born Aug. 19, 1925, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Stephen and Hazel (Terry) Pridemore. She was a homemaker, former member of the Martin County Council, and a faithful member of the First Christian Church in Odon. She will be missed by her family, including sons, William Strange of Burns City, Gerald W. Strange of Bedford, and Don K. Strange of Loogootee; daughters, Mary Doris King of Springville, Cheryl J. Atchley of Odon, Kathy S. King of Burns City, Karen D. Overman of Bloomfield, and Rhonda K. Arvin of Loogootee; 29 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Shipman of French Lick, and Margaret King of Huron. Her husband, William Strange, whom she married April 19, 1942, in Shoals, died Oct. 6, 2001. Two brothers, Paul and Hubert Pridemore, and one sister, Wilma George, are also deceased. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church in Odon. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Condolences may be made to the family at