Obituary for Mary DeClue (Merseal)
Mary Agnes DeClue of Richwoods, Missouri, was born October 9, 1930 in Bliss, Missouri, a daughter of the late Mary Lucy Merseal Coleman and the late Albert Adrian Merseal. Mary went to be with her lord and savior on January 8, 2018 having reached the age of eighty-seven years, two months and thirty days.
Mary Agnes is survived by; one daughter, Shelia Hayes and husband Keith of Richwoods, Missouri; two sons, Jerry DeClue and wife Debbie of St. Louis, Missouri, Morgan L. DeClue of Cadet, Missouri; one sister, Lucille Guenther and husband Raymond; two sisters-in-law, Edna Merseal of Blackwell, Missouri, Margaret Kite of Cadet, Missouri; twelve grandchildren, thirty-one great-grandchildren and thirteen great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband John Lawrence DeClue; two sisters, Theresa Thebeau, Julie Bernice Merseal; three brothers, Louis Merseal, James Merseal, Thomas Merseal; one sister-in-law, Edna “Miss Tukes” Merseal; one grandson, Andrew.
Mary loved to play card games and bingo. She loved to watch Reba on TV, as well as sew in her spare time. Her family held a special place in her heart, especially her many grandchildren. Mary Agnes will be missed by all who known her.
Visitation was held Wednesday, January 10, 2018, from 5 PM to 9 PM at Moore Funeral Home in Potosi.
A funeral mass was celebrated Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 10 AM at St. Joachim Catholic Church. Burial was in St. Joachim Cemetery, serving as pallbearers were John Hayes, Adam Hayes, Jacob Hayes, Lance DeClue, Joshua DeClue, Hayden DeClue, Eric Dion, Matthew Dion, Steve Waters and LJ Bolden. Services were under the care and direction of Moore Funeral Home, Potosi