Mary E. Morecraft 80 of Mattoon, IL passed away at 1:45 PM Wednesday Mar. 17, 2010 in Covenant Medical Center in Urbana, IL

Mary was born Mar. 6, 1930 at Union Center, IL in Cumberland Co., IL the daughter of Roy and Edith Lilly Black.

She married Billy Morecraft on June 5, 1949 in Clarksville, KY and he passed away Sept. 20, 2000.

Surviving are her children: Roy Morecraft and wife Diane of Kansas, IL,Janice Gaddis and husband Roscoe of Robinson, IL, Rick Morecraft of Greenup, IL and Billie(Dollie) Cook and husband Rick of Gays, IL; grandchildren: Matthew Morecraft and wife Lora, Heather Pierson, Curtis Morecraft and wife Kelly, Jason Gaddis, Rhiannon Goodwin and husband Todd, Katy Chiasson, Timmy Morecraft and wife Jenny, Tyler Morecraft and wife Dusty; Thomas Morecraft and wife Jodi, Taylor Morecraft and Terica Morecraft; seven great grandchildren; brother Bill Black and wife Joann of Casey, IL; sisters Virginia Carl and husband Don of Summertown, TN and Sue Parker and husband Terryof Kansas, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband Billy, her parents, great-grandchildren: Kaitin and Wyatt Morecraft; brothers: Leland Black, Kenneth Black, Harold Black and Larry Dean Black.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Saturday Mar. 20, 2010 in Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor, IL.Rev. Rex Reed will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service on Saturday at the funeral home.Burial will be in Windsor Cemetery.

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