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McCarty, Mary Lou (Jennings) (6/8/1931 - 5/23/2009)

By The Flint (MI) Journal

Mary Lou McCarty of Mt. Morris, MI, age 77, passed away May 23, 2009, at McLaren Hospital.  A graveside memorial service was held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 8, at Sunset Hills.  

Mary was born June 8, 1931, the daughter of William and Mae Jennings.  She graduated from Central Michigan High School.  She was a member of the Flint IMA Girls’ baseball team in the late 1940s.  Mary was also named the Girl Athlete of the Year during the same period.  She won the All-Events Crown in the city bowling tournament in the ‘60s.  She was inducted into the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.  
Mary retired from A.C. Spark Plug after 30 years, was a great animal lover, and supported many organizations.  She was preceded in death by two sisters.  Mary is survived by a number of close friends.  

Contributed by: Merrie Fidler
Submitted on: 03/19/2018
Copyright: The Flint (MI) Journal, 5/30/2009

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