Mary Louise Todd, 65, Neosho, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, from a sudden illness.
She was born May 2, 1947, in Dodge City, Kan., to Ralph and Elga (Salmons) Cochran.
Mrs. Todd moved to Neosho 33 years ago from St. Joseph, Mo., and was a homemaker. She attended Victory Christian Center, in Fidelity, where she served in the children's ministry for more than 30 years. She was active in Women's Aglow Ministries and Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Mary and John Todd were married July 1, 1967, in Dodge City; he survives.
She is also survived by two children, Melissa Todd, Springfield, Mo., and Paul Todd; and two sisters, Julia and Jim Mackey, Congress, Ariz., and Nancy Cochran, Pittsburg, Kan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Cochran, Jr.
The body has been cremated and a memorial service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday at Clark Chapel of Memories, Neosho, with Pastors Leon Stump and Andy Stump officiating.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators or Hospice Compassus, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.