WOOSTER — Mary Lee Wall, 88, of Wooster, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Wooster Community Hospital following a brief illness.

She was born July 20, 1929, in Princeton, W.Va., to French H. and Mary J. (Riley) Shultz Sr. and attended Mercer Elementary School in Princeton. The family then moved to Mount Vernon, Ohio, in 1943 where she graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1947. She then graduated from Mount Vernon Business School in 1948.

Mary then worked in the office of the Mount Vernon Bridge Co. and the office of the Knox New Hope Center in Mount Vernon.

She married Donald R. Wall on Feb. 27, 1953, by the Rev. Robert Maugans at the home of her parents in Mount Vernon. He survives.

She was a former member of the First Congregational United Church Of Christ in Mount Vernon. They then moved to Wooster in 1986.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Linda (Robert) Platt; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Platt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Henrietta Winfrey, Florence Fisher and a brother, French Shultz Jr.

It was her wishes there be no public visitation or services.

A private interment will take place at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the American Heart Assoc., C/O Wooster Community Hospital, 1761 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691 or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Custer-Glenn Funeral Home in Wooster is honored with serving the family.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.custerglenn.com.


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