Mary Francis Kessler, 78, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019 at her residence in Manilla.
Born to Sarah Leola Rose on February 22, 1941 in Indianapolis, she married Robert W. Kessler on January 10, 1970 and he survives.
Survivors include her husband and 3 daughters: Jackie Emigh of Florida; and Mary (Christopher) Sitton and Kimberly Smock, both of Shelbyville.
She is also survived by 3 brothers: John, Maynard, and Mike; and one sister, Rita;she is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 7 greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, 2 daughters; Bonnie and Lisa; and a grandson, Matthew.
Mrs. Kessler was a homemaker and had lived in this area her entire lifetime. She obtained her GED. Mary enjoyed exercising, reading the Bible, and following Dr. Arnold Murray Ministry, but most of all loved to spend time with her family.
Funeral services will be at 11:00am on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road with Rev. Harvey Weaver officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00am until time of service. Burial will be at Manilla Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Association in care of the funeral home.