We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Mary Lou Rinehart

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 1, 2014 for 87 year old Mary Lou Rinehart of Chester, IL who died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Chester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Chester, IL.

Mary Lou was born August 18, 1926 in Clay County, IL, the daughter of Louis and Abie (Coble) Erwin. She married Carroll "Pappy" Rinehart on April 24, 1948 in Morganfield, KY and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2014.

Survivors include five children, William Rinehart of Murphysboro, IL, Tim Rinehart of Fredericksburg, VA and Carroll "Sonny" Rinehart, Donnad Herrell and Russel Rinehart all of Chester, IL. One sister in law, Charlotte Erwin of Sheridan, IL. 18 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Monday, June 30, 2014 and after 7:30am Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral services for Mary Lou Rinehart will be held at 10am Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Michael Herrell officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.

Memorials can be made to Vitas Hospice Care.