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Mabel March

Obituary of Mabel D. March

Mabel D. March, 97, of Carlinville, llinois formerly of Palmyra, Illinois passed away peacefully Sunday morning, February 28, 2021 at Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville, IL. Mabel was born on November 6, 1923 to Earl and Pansy (Ensminger) Bridges in Woodson, IL. She married Charles R. March in 1950 in Murphysboro, IL and he preceded her in death on January 23, 1991. Mabel was a homemaker, member of the Palmyra Christian Church, American Legion Auxiliary of Waverly, IL and a 40 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #453 in Palmyra, IL with duel membership with Gillespie Chapter #430. She was the past Matron of the Palmyra and Gillespie Chapters. Mabel was a past Grand Representative of Georgia, as well as a member of Otho Temple of the Nile. Mabel loved to play the piano and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan. Mabel is survived by seven daughters, Maureen "Rene" (Charlie) Nagel of Waverly, IL, Nancy L. (Steve) Lefferts of Centralia, IL, Nina M. (Bill) Hays of Modesto, IL, Candy A. March of Palmyra, IL, Pansy M. (Danny) White of Carlinville, IL, Mary M. (Kenny) Gunning of Carlinville, IL, and Alta M. (Tim) Bouillon of Carlinville, IL; son, William (Rudy) March of Carlinville, IL; two step-sons, Ralph (Martha) March of Palmyra, IL, and Gary D. March of Carlinville, IL; several grandchildren, step grandchildren, great and step-great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; sister Isla (Jerry) Holliday of Palmyra, IL.; a sister-in-law; Ida Mae Bridges of Springfield, Il. and several nieces and nephews. Mabel was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, James H. Jones; step-daughter, Kay Scott; infant sister, Laura Belle Bridges, sister, Rose Loveless, and brothers, William "Willie" Bridges and Ervin "Bud" Bridges. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 9:30 to 11:00 am at Cross Church in Carlinville. Funeral Services will follow at the church at 11:00 am with Rev. Tim Rhodus officiating. Eastern Star Rites will be conducted prior to visitation at 9:15 am. Burial will take place in the Hettick Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Shriner's Hospital for Children of St. Louis, Missouri. Online condolences can be given at www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.
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Wednesday
3
March

Visitation 1

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Cross Church
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
Wednesday
3
March

Service Information

11:00 am
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Cross Church
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

Hettick Cemetery
Address not given
Hettick, Illinois, United States