Mary Irene Saylor

Friday, August 12, 2011

Mary Irene Saylor, 94, of Greencastle passed away on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011.

She was born on Jan. 5, 1917 in Putnam County to George Whitaker and Cora Woodall Whitaker.

Mrs. Saylor was a member of New Life Baptist Church and had been active in the Senior Citizens Center.

Surviving are her daughter Evelyn Pitts and husband Dale; daughter-in-law Angie Johnson and husband Bob; half sister Shirley Boler; three grandchildren, Lori Patrick and husband Jim, Tracy Pitts and wife Lisa and Rhea Ann Saylor; four great-grandchildren, Angela Nicole Phillips, Danielle Paige Arnold, Jordan Ezra Arnold and Justin Nicklaus Pitts; and great-great-granddaughter Lillian Paige Phillips.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ralph Saylor; son Ralph Edward "Ed" Saylor; two sisters, Faye Bailey and Marie O'Hair; a brother, Marvin Whitaker; three half sisters, Glaydith, Carolyn and Mary June; and two half brothers, Leslie and David.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home, with Pastor Jerry Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Clinton Falls Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 P.M. until time of services at the funeral home.

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