Mary Alyce Faith
Mary Alyce Faith
  • January 3, 1936 - December 24, 2017
  • Allendale, Illinois

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Mary Alyce Faith, 81, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care in Mt. Carmel. She was born January 3, 1936 in West Salem, the daughter of Thomas Eugene "Gene" and Dorothy Bratton Rodgers. The family moved to Allendale in 1942 where Mary Alyce began first grade moving to second grade during her first year of school and graduating from Allendale High School in 1953.

She began working at the First National Bank in Allendale at age 17 while a senior in high school and was employed there for 54 years, retiring in 2007 after 54 years of service.

Mary Alyce was a voracious reader and amassed quite a library. She enjoyed sewing, ceramics and creating various crafts over the years. She most enjoyed being able to give her family, friends and acquaintances many of the items she had made. She was very generous to her family and friends and those that needed help.

She is survived by her children, Michael Faith of Hill City, SD; Karen Mundy of Mt. Carmel, Mark Faith and wife, Jennifer of Morrisville, VT; granddaughters, Rhiannon Faith and Reilly and Alexis Faith and two great-granddaughters, Linzi and Madlyn; and sister, Jean Borg and husband, Harold of Aurora, IL. She was predeceased by her parents, sister, Dora Sue Rodgers and husband, Bill Faith.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home in Allendale. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. Interment will be in the Allendale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Allendale Educational Fund, PO Box 130, Allendale, IL 62410.
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