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Mary Yoder

October 16, 1942 — March 4, 2020

Mary Agnes Yoder, age 77, of Chillicothe, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in the comfort of her own home surrounded by her family.

Mary was born on October 16, 1942 in Bloomington, IL to John and Opal (Hostler) Lavey. She married Gene Yoder in 1960 and he preceded her in death. She later married George Prescott in 1979, whom preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death are her parents; her brother, three sisters and one nephew.

Surviving are her daughter, Kimberly (James) Batey of Chillicothe; two grandchildren, Michael (Jolee Hajny) Batey of Toulon and Trey Batey of Washington; one great-grandson; two sisters, Deborah (Gary) Hull and Susie Nowlin; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Mary worked for over 50 years in manufacturing working for Eureka Williams in Bloomington, Caterpillar in Mossville and Mitsubishi Motors in Bloomington before she retired. After her retirement, she enjoyed cooking, fishing, going to the river to watch for birds and eagles, sitting on her patio listening to the cardinals sing and spending time with her family.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.

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