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Mary E. Sappenfield

June 22, 1927 October 20, 2019
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Obituary for Mary E. Sappenfield

Mary E. Sappenfield, 92, of Terre Haute and formerly of Rockville, passed away October 20, 2019 at Meadows Manor North in Terre Haute. She was born on June 22, 1927 the daughter of Walter Adams and Elsie May Sallee Adams.

Mary married George E. Sappenfield on July 14, 1945 in Covington, Indiana. He preceded her in death on February 6, 1989.

Mary’s family and friends were very dear to her. Mary worked as a homemaker, mother of 9 children, nursing home assistant and completed the many duties of being a farmer’s wife. She loved flowers, especially roses, caring for her horses, sewing and quilting. Mary won awards while competing in the men’s contests of rail splitting and pulling logs at Billie Creek Village.

She is survived by 8 children: Duane Sappenfield, Sarah Whitlock (Bennet), Elaine Pastore, Jeane Brown (Gary), Doug Sappenfield (RuthAnn), Gloria Dee Farrington (Ward), Andy Sappenfield and Greg Sappenfield. Also Surviving are 27 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Valerie Susan Benavidez Hinojos; 1 grandson, Brett Sappenfield, 2 sons-in-law, Phil Britton and Marion J “Mono” Pastore; 1 daughter-in-law, Linda Gay Sappenfield and an infant brother.

The family expresses special thanks to Dr. J.F. Swaim and Meadows Manor North.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Barnes and Rice Funeral Home, 111 East High Street, Rockville, with Pastor Mark Houvenagle officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908


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Visitation

Wednesday

23

Oct

11:00 AM 10/23/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 10/23/2019 1:00:00 PM
Barnes & Rice Funeral Home

111 East High Street
Rockville, IN 47872

Barnes & Rice Funeral Home
111 East High Street Rockville 47872 IN
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

23

Oct

1:00 PM 10/23/2019 1:00:00 PM
Barnes & Rice Funeral Home

111 East High Street
Rockville, IN 47872

Barnes & Rice Funeral Home
111 East High Street Rockville 47872 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memory Garden Cemetery Final Resting Place

U.S. 41 North
Rockville, IN 47872

U.S. 41 North Rockville 47872 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

PO Box 1000 Dept 142
Memphis, TN 38101-9908
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