Mary Marie Hennings, 92 of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 4:50 AM Sunday May 1, 2011 in Shelbyville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Shelbyville.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday May 5, 2011 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville.The Rev. Kevin Ray will officiate.Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until time of the service on Thursday.Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville.Memorials can be made to the First Christian Church of Shelbyville.On line condolences may directed to the family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com
Marie was born Jan. 3, 1919 in Shelby County, IL the daughter of William Earl and Grace Walden Thompson.
She married Don W. Hennings Sr. on Mar. 27, 1943 in Tampa, FL and he passed away Jan. 9, 2011.
Marie was a loving farm wife, whose entire life revolved around caring for her husband and children, and adoring her grandchildren and great grandchildren.Marie was a member of the First Christian Church of Shelbyville. She enjoyed horse racing andespecially enjoyed watching the sulkies and pacers.
Surviving are her children: Don W. Hennings Jr. and wife Carolyn of Shelbyville, Kenneth E. Hennings of Huntingtown, MD, Larry D. Hennings and wife Marisa of Shelbyville, Mary Ann Gooding and husband Tom of Deer Creek, IL, Debbie Dilley and husband Kenneth of Sullivan, IL and Keith D. Hennings and wife Pam of Shelbyville; grandchildren: Tyna Hankins and husband Chad, Rob Hennings and wife Erin, GwenDee Billingsley and husband Brandon, Jordan Tyler Hennings, Justin Hennings Travis Hennings, Jason Reitzel and wife Annette, Adam Reitzel and fiancÚ Ching Wang, Jon Reitzel and intended Poyer Conforte, Kara Muellner and husband Mark, Kamie Dilley, Jodi Hennings and fiancÚ Rick Scott and JamiHennings; one great grandchild on the way and other great grandchildren: Sadie Hennings, Shawn Hennings, Nichole Logue, Meliah Hennings, Chance Billingsley, Isaac Reitzel, Daniel Reitzel, Max Reitzel, Jacob Reitzel, Gerard Reitzel, Blase Reitzel, Wyatt Reitzel, Nolan Muellner, Natalie Muellner and Nate Muellner; sister Maxine Strohl of Shelbyville; brother Bill Thompson and wife Doris of Shelbyville.
She was preceded in death by her husband Don W. Hennings Sr., her parents, brothers: Homer Thompson and Clifford Thompson.