September 20, 2010
Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:00PM Vernon Funeral Home
Thursday, September 23, 2010 1 - 2pm
Mary Evelyn Deskins,85, of Urbana, passed away Monday, September 20, 2010 in Vancrest of Urbana.
She was born June 17, 1925 in Grundy, Virginia the daughter of Charles Mutter and Cora Deskins.
Mary retired from Urbana City Schools, where she served as a cook in both North Elementary and Urbana High School. She was a member of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Mary is survived by her son, David (Karen) Deskins of Urbana; grandson, Brandon (Erin) Deskins, 2 great-granddaughters, Ashleigh and Morgan.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Roy W. Deskins; her sister, Julia Deskins and her brothers, Emory and Cohen Mutter.
Mary’s family would like to express their gratitude, to the staff of Vancrest of Urbana, for the love & support, given to Mary over the years. They also wish to share a special thanks to Malinda Vaughn, Katherine Rhyan and Mary’s ice cream escort, Chuck Hazelton.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2010 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with the Rev. Dr. Kevin Horrigan officiating. The family will receive friends from one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in OakDale Cemetery, Urbana.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.