STEPHENVILLE Mary Lou Little, 82, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2009 in Stephenville.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a..m Thursday, November 19, 2009 at the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Weldon Branham officiating. Interment will follow at the Round Grove Cemetery in Erath County. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Stephenville Funeral Home.

Mary was born on February 19, 1927 in Dublin to the late Ernest and Mary (May) Jones Corbell. She married Francis Edward Stone in 1945 in Pueblo, CO and he preceded her in death in 1957. She married David Odell Little in 1958 in Odessa and he preceded her in death in 1985. Mary has resided in Erath County most of her life She was a homemaker, a babysitter, a waitress, a bookkeeper, and worked in the sewing factory. She was a member of the Harvey Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Wright and husband Roy of Arlington, and Cindy Garcia and husband John of Stephenville; sister, Zelda Little of Dublin; two grandsons; two granddaughters; three great-granddaughters; a niece; a great-niece; and a great-great nephew.

She was preceded in death by two husbands; and her parents.

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Published November 17, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune