June 5, 1921 - July 5, 2017
Mary E. (Ohaver) McGilliard, 96, of Indianapolis, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at the Robin Run Retirement Community. She was born on June 5, 1921 in Odon, Indiana, a daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth (Zehner) Ohaver. Mary was a 1943 graduate of Butler University and taught elementary education in the Indianapolis School System for 28 years. She married the love of her life, Forrest McGilliard, on March 24, 1946. People were her treasures. Mary was always gracious to people and continually looked for ways to serve others. She was a member of Speedway Christian Church most of her life. Those left to cherish Mary’s memory include her two children, Tom (wife: Linda) McGilliard of New Castle and Peggy (husband: Ken) Ross of Littleton, CO; five grandchildren, Gretchen (husband: Dave) Smith, Carrie McGilliard, Eric (wife: Tezra) McGilliard, Madison McGilliard and Brian (wife: Sara) Emerson and two great-granddaughters. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest McGilliard; a son, John McGilliard; a grandson, Andrew McGilliard; a brother, Joseph Ohaver and a sister, Miriam Mullens. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Chapel at Robin Run Retirement Community, 5354 W. 62nd St. Indianapolis, IN, Main Building - Front Entrance, with Pastor Patty Jones and Pastor Sam Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Lizton Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Lizton, IN. The family will receive friends from 9 am until the time of service on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the chapel at Robin Run. Memorial contributions may be offered to the Speedway Christian Church, 5110 W. 14th St. Indianapolis, IN 46224, www.speedwaychristian.org. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Mary E. McGilliard.
Mary E. (Ohaver) McGilliard, 96, of Indianapolis, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at the Robin Run Retirement Community. She was born on June 5, 1921 in Odon, Indiana, a daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth (Zehner)... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Mary E. (Ohaver) McGilliard, 96, of Indianapolis, passed away...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the McGilliard family.Send Flowers