Mary Lou Mallard Gerrish, 81 of Wilmington, NC passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Mary Lou was born March 12, 1939 in Wilmington, NC a daughter of the late William Mallard and Lucille Williams, who preceded her in death.
Mary Lou was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church. She was a Public Accountant and worked for several CPA firms in Wilmington. She was instrumental in establishing the UnSeen Guest Program (Meals for elderly/disabled) in her Church. She was a member of the Red Hat Club for several years and served as a volunteer with St. Johns Vacation Bible School.
She is survived by he husband Richard; her son, Stephen Gerrish of Wilmington; her daughter, Karen Long of Sneads Ferry and one grandchild, Aaron; sisters, Wanda Allen of Wilmington and Etta Jean Horrell of New Bern; as well as a nephew, Christopher Allen of Wilmington; and nieces Becky Mc Clay of New Bern and Vicki Tyndall of New Bern.
A graveside memorial service will be held on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 2PM, at the St. Johns Episcopal Church Memorial Garden led by Father Eric Moulton officiating.
Contributions in Mary Lou’s memory may be made to The Unseen Guest Program at St. Johns Episcopal Church.
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