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Mary Lou (Varner) Macy, 81, Morgantown

Mary Lou (Varner) Macy, 81, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2012, at Indiana Masonic Home, Franklin. She was a resident of Morgantown in Johnson County.
Mary Lou was born April 23, 1931, in Hendricks County to James Grant and Mary Esther (Corday) Varner. She married her loving and devoted husband of 62 years, Walter Macy, Dec. 19, 1949 in Friendswood; he survives.
Mary Lou was devoted mother to her son, Steven Macy of Morgantown. She will be remembered by her two grandsons whom she adored, James Macy of Indianapolis and Michael Macy of Bedford; a brother, James Grant Varner of Nashville; and sisters-in-law, Mattie Herald, Mary Frances Hoyt and Janice Campbell.
Mary Lou was a 1948 graduate of Mooresville High School and retired in 1990 after 21 years of service as a lab technician for Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a member of Society of Friends Church in Friendswood and was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star, Province Chapter No. 584. Mary Lou enjoyed being with her family and traveling with her husband. She was an avid reader and enjoyed nature and wildlife while sitting on her front porch on their family farm, where they hosted many family gatherings.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends were to call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and an hour prior to the service Wednesday. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
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