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Mary Ann Strickler Colgrove
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Obituary for Mary Ann Strickler Colgrove

Mary Ann Strickler-Colgrove, 76, of Hurley, MS, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Mobile, AL, of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), a rare neurological disorder.  Mary Ann was born on October 26, 1940 in Rolla, MO to the late Martin L. and Georgia E. Moreland. She was a member and pianist of Pine Grove Church of God for over 50 years. She was well known for always opening her home and her heart to others and for her fabulous meals. She always enjoyed cooking for church camp meetings, and spending time with her family.  She could cook for and house a couple or a crowd of 20+, she was a perfect hostess.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Robert E. Strickler and brother, Don Moreland.

She is survived by her husband, George A. Colgrove; daughters, Stephanie Strickler, Beverly (Robert) Flance, and Dana (Thomas) Ford-Ledman; step-daughter, Malinda Dowling; step-son, Mark Colgrove; grandchildren, Kimberly Fetzer, Lynette Fetzer, Courtney (Robert) White, Brandon Ford, and Adam Flance; sister, Shirley Strickler; brother, Marty (Ruth Ann) Moreland; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

The visitation for Mary Ann will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Pine Grove Church of God in Hurley, MS. Interment will follow at Big Point Cemetery with Brandon Ford,  Adam Flance, Robert Flance, Thomas Ledman, Stephen Strickler and Rodney Strickler serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, you can send a donation to one of the following foundations that the family has set up in memorial of Mary Ann.

Kindred Gentiva Hospice Foundation, Note in memory of Mary Ann Strickler-Colgrove – or mail to 3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 1400, Atlanta GA 30339

Cure PSP – Donation noted in memory of Mary Ann Strickler-Colgrove to or mail to 30 East Padonia Rd., suite 201, Timonium, MD 21093

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 Highway 63 Moss Point MS, 39562
Moss Point, MS 39562





11:00 AM
Pine Grove Church of God

1989 Stamper Pond Road Union MS, 39365





12:30 PM
Big Point Cemetery

Cemetery Road Moss Point MS, 39562


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