Mary K. Koons, 94, of Worthington and formerly of Bloomington, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital.
Born Feb. 2, 1914, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Albert and Myrtle (Adams) Gross.
A retired school cook, she started as a cook at Grandview Elementary School and worked at several schools in the Monroe County Community School Corp., retiring in 1976 from Fairview Elementary School.
She was a member of the Knightridge Baptist Church and attended the Worthington Christian Church.
Survivors include: one daughter, Marilyn Wright of Worthington; one stepdaughter, Martha Johnson of Solsberry; eight grandchildren, one great-grandson, and several step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ruth Pate of Bloomington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dayle Koons, in 1996; one stepdaughter, Dorothy Carmichael; three sisters, Lucille Parks, Gladys Ferguson and Margaret McDonald; and three brothers, Lloyd Gross, Russell Gross and Raymond Gross.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel in Bloomington with Keith Bellinger officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens. Friends may call 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to www.mem.com.