Mary Striker


Mary Louise Henson Striker, 96, of Paris, and formerly of Arcola, passed away at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Twin Lakes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was a clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Chicago.


A funeral service is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. Private burial is at a later date. Visitation is from 5 p.m. until the service time Tuesday at the funeral home.


Mrs. Striker was born Jan. 5, 1923, at Grandview, the daughter of the late Frank Allen and Isa Pearl Knight Henson. She married Charles J. Striker Sept. 13, 1945, at the Marshall Christian Church. He passed away Sept. 13, 1994.  


Survivors include several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. 


She was preceded in death by seven sisters and three brothers.


During her working career, Mrs. Striker was also a secretary for Sunbeam in Chicago and a nurse. She was a member of Kemp Church of Christ.


Memorial donations may be made to Kemp Church of Christ.  


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