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Thank you for your prayers and support during and since Mom's home-going.


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“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Mrs. Main. She was my piano teacher for ten years, and I loved the time I spent every week in her front room...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jeanne Simpson - Decatur, AL

“Since Mary Lo and Dave moved to Grand Rapids, Bob and I have enjoyed fellowship and friendship with these two dear Christians. Only good memories...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Brinkerhoff - Ada, MI

“Dear Mom,Thank you for your warm acceptance of me into your heart those many years ago, and for how you've always made me feel more like a daughter...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Main - Grand Rapids, MI

“Dear David, Patty & Steve, It was a blessing to have known your sweet wife and mother. She walked a true spiritual walk before me as an example of...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Jane Tune Lile - Shelbyville, TN

“Dear Patty and Steve, I am sorry for the loss of your mother. I always saw her with your father, so it is hard to think of them apart. I remember...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Trent - Murfreesboro, TN

“When I think of Mary Lo, I remember her meek and quiet spirit which was God honoring. She certainly had the gift of hospitality and I am thankful for...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: carolyn conner - shelbyville, TN

“Mr. Main & Family,So saddened to hear of Mrs. Main's passing. She was my piano teacher, very patient and kind. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Denice Singleton Reese - TN

“Dear David, Steve, Sue and girls.... Mary Lo was a gracious and loving woman of God. In my experience, her life was one of devotion, service and...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kim Murphy - Grand Rapids, MI

“Dave, Patty, and Steve:I was very saddened yesterday upon hearing the news of Mary Lo's passing. She and Dave were so supportive of my in my...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Barry Cooper - Shelbyville, TN

“And then comes a mist and a weeping rain, and life is never the same again. George Mac DonaldWe will miss Aunt Mary Lo very much and send our...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Becky Porterfileld

“Dave, I join Punky in sending condolences to you and all your family. Mary Lo was such a beautiful and gracious lady and you both had a major...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Diedre Brantley Davis - TN

“Dave, Steven and Patty, we are so sorry for your loss. Dave, we sure have missed you and Mary Lo from ou Gideon Camp here in Shelbyville. Our...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Dorris and Lavye Fann - TN

“So sorry to here of your lose Steve and Patty. I loved your folks very much. Your mom taught me many years of piano which I will cherish forever. I...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Punky Brantley Bickford - TX

“We will remember and miss Mary Lo Main greatly. She was a lovely lady and her sweet smile was always appreciated. Rest in Peace Mary Lo in the...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Marilyn and Daniel Deater - MI

MAIN – Mrs. Mary L. "Mary Lo" Main aged 82 passed away May 25, 2013.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, David; children, Patricia "Patty" Warren-Shepard (Steve), Stephen "Steve" (Susan) Main; grandchildren, Sarah Main, Bethany (Seth) Bjorlie, Tricia Main, Lara (Andrew) Gnage, Geoffrey Warren; great grandson Malachi Gnage; brother-in-law John Meyer; several nieces and nephews; predeceased by parents Rob (Laura) Lines; sister, Betty Meyer; sister-and-brother-in-law, Ruth (George) Meyer.

Mary Lo was a member of Shelbyville Gospel Chapel, Shelbyville, TN 1960-2000 and Forest Hills Bible Chapel, Grand Rapids, MI since then; she was also active as an auxiliary with the Gideons.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday May 28, 2013 at Rest Haven Homes, 1424 Union Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI. Her family will greet relatives and friends an hour preceding. Interment Fort Custer National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to The Gideons International, Rest Haven Homes, or Horton Haven Christian Camp. To share a memory, photo and sign the family's online guest book please visit