Mary Hilda (Simpson) Carner, age 95, lifetime resident of Anderson, Indiana, died August 6, 2019. She moved to Logansport, 6 years ago to be near her daughter in assisted living. 4 years ago, she moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan when her daughter and son-in-law retired to that community. Tuesday, August 6th, Mary went to be with the Lord from the Ann Arbor site.
Mary Hilda was born June 24, 1924 as a twin to brother Hillis Simpson in Fairfield, Ill, to parents Herman Simpson and Mary (Hannaford) Simpson, who preceded her in death. Their family moved to Anderson in 1929. She graduated from Anderson High School in 1942. She married Herbert Allen Carner in 1946. They were married 56 years prior to his death.
Mrs. Carner was a member of New Horizons United Methodist Church (sang in the choir) since 1929, a member and past Regent of D.A.R., member and Past Regent of Daughters of American Colonists, Member and Past President of Civic Women’s Club, Edgewood Country Club, Eastern Star, and volunteered at Community Hospital. She was retired from Delco Remy as cashier from Accounts Receivable.
She leaves behind her daughter Kyle (Carner) Hall and son-in-law Jim Hall of Ann Arbor, MI; seven grandchildren: Audrey Hall, New York City; Courtney (wife Cassandra) Hall, Fishers, IN; Lynly (Hall)(husband Brenton)Williams, Ann Arbor; Cassie Hall, Kingman, AZ; Fearon (Carner)(husband Michael) Perry, Denver, CO; Tyler Carner (wife Nicole), Denver, CO; and Ned Carner, Seattle, WA. Mary Hilda was blessed with 11 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Herman and Mary (Hannaford) Simpson, her brother: Herman Hillis Simpson, her son: Bradford Allen Carner, and close in laws including Gertrude (Carner) & Dale Jackson, Mary Edith (Carner) Janney, and Mary (Judd) & Everitt Carner.
The funeral service will be 12 noon on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at New Horizons United Methodist Church with Rev. Brad Hensley officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service at the church. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Horizons U. M. Church of Anderson, IN.
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