Mary Lou Harshman

Mary Lou Harshman

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SULLIVAN — Mary Lou Harshman, 90, of Sullivan, passed away, 2:38 p.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Courtyard Estates, Sullivan.

Graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorials may be made to the Charleston Community Church: 2360 Shawnee Dr. Charleston, IL 61920 or to the Sullivan Sports Boosters: 725 N. Main St. Sullivan, IL 61951. McMullin-Young Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.

Mary Lou was born April 3, 1929, the daughter of Alvin and Roxie (Jett) Carter. She was a member of the Charleston Community Church and the EIU Panther Club. She was an avid sports fan, she enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals, all EIU Sports teams and the University of Illinois basketball team.

Mary Lou is survived by her sons, Gary (Elaine) Harshman of Basye, VA, and Jamie (Cheryl) Harshman of Alta Loma, CA; daughter, Lori (Michael) Shasteen of Sullivan; brother, Jim (Edna) Carter of Tucson, AZ; sister, Joanie Shively of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Jason (Nuria) Davis of Fontana, CA, Miles Harshman of Falls Church, VA, and Dalton (Aimee) Shasteen of Mahomet. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and five sisters.

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