Mary Stroup

Born Feb. 28, 1907, in Beech. W.Va., she was the daughter of George and Nora Sickle. She had lived in Atwater since 1926.

Mrs. Stroup was a homemaker.

She had been a member of the Atwater United Methodist Church and in recent years had become a member of the Atwater Congregational Church.

She had been active in many organizations. including Pythian Sisters, Good Friends Club, Farm Bureau, Knights of Pythias Lodge and Atwater Lions Club Wives.

Survivors include her sons, Gerald of Atwater, David of Alliance, Alan of Cocoa, Fla., and Roger of Moscow Mills, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Russell, Clyde and Harold Sickle; and sister, Wanda Nichols. Her husband, Chester; brother, Donald Sickle; sisters, May Cooper and Leola Whittlesey; and two grandchildren died previously.

There will be no calling hours. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Atwater Congregational Church, with the Rev. Joseph Peters officiating. Wood-Kortright Funeral Home, Atwater Chapel is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Atwater Congregational Church.

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