Mary K. Holton, 77, of Aledo, Illinois, formerly of Viola, died Monday, January 6, 2014 at Unity Point in Rock Island. Funeral Services are 11:30 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation is 10 a.m. until time of services Friday at Fippinger's. Memorials may be left to American Diabetes Association and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born October 21, 1936 in East Moline, Illinois to Donald and Mary Coulter McCorkle. She graduated from Port Byron High School. Mary married Ronald L. Holton March 21, 1959 in Rock Island, Illinois. He died December 6, 2005.
Mary was a homemaker, a nurse's aide at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo for several years and a custodian at Sherrard High School for many years.
She was a member of American Legion Fallerans Post 121 Auxiliary in Aledo. She enjoyed bingo, traveling, auctions, gardening, camping, keeping busy and especially being with her family.
Survivors include: two daughters: Lisa Holton of Viola; Karen (Diamond) Frazee of Rock Island; 4 grandchildren: Kelsie Holton of Viola; James, Eric and Ronald Frazee, all of Rock Island; one great granddaughter: Hannah Schmidt of Viola; one sister: Sandra Bull of Milan; three brothers: Richard McCorkle of California; John McCorkle of Arizona; Donald McCorkle of Milan; several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husband and one sister: Nancy; one brother: William preceded her in death.
Friday, January 10th, 2014, 10:00am - 11:30am, Fippinger Funeral Home
Friday, January 10th, 2014, 11:30am, Fippinger Funeral Home
Rock Island National Cemetery