Memorial for Mary Louise Henson Snelson ’48
DECATUR -- Mary Louise Henson Snelson died peacefully in her sleep on September 11, 2018, finally succumbing to the Parkinson’s disease that she battled for twenty years. Mary Lou was a lifelong resident of Decatur. She loved Decatur, and all of her friends and family. She devoted her life to her family and to the service of the Decatur community, and enjoyed a long life doing just that. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, September 22, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church. Visitation will be Friday, September 21, from 5 – 7 p.m. with liturgical prayers recited at 5 p.m. at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, 2801 N. Monroe. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her name to St. James Catholic Church, James Millikin Homestead, Macon County Historical Society, or the History Room of the Decatur Public Library.
The family of Mary Snelson is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.