Mary Louise McKenzie, age 75, of Three Rivers, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at the Borgess Medical Center. She was born on July 3, 1935 in Woodson, Arkansas, the daughter of Charles and Mable (Woolam) Jordon.
Mary has been a long time resident of Three Rivers. She was a faithful member and very active in the Three Rivers First Church of God. Mary was an excellent homemaker who truly loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, two sisters, one daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Emil Benak, and one great-granddaughter, P.J. Pierce.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving children, one daughter, Mary Ann (Jim) Matz, four sons, Herman “Len” (Brenda) Smith, Dennis L. (Kate) Smith Sr., all of Three Rivers; Ben Beck, of Allegan, MI., and Floyd (Christina) Beck, of Three Rivers; twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 at the Hohner Funeral Home, with Pastor John T. McClimans officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be donated to the First Church of God. Envelopes available at the funeral home.