Alverta Mae Todd, age 91, of Mountain Grove Missouri, died on October 13, 2019. Born September 13, in Hamilton county Illinois. Mae was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mountain Grove at the time of her death. Mae was born and resided in the Middle Creek area of Illinois until the passing of he husband of fifty nine years, Alfred H. Todd.
Mae was United in marriage to Alfred on November 11, 1951. To their union one child was born, Sharon K. (Todd) Isringhausen. The couple lived in Middlebrook Illinois for several years as Alfred earned a living working at Laclede Steel. Mae was a homemaker and wonderful encourager to all. Upon Alfred's retirement the couple returned to Middle Creek Illinois to be near their family which included; Chet and Donna Brake and Dave and Dona Brake, as well as a host of other family members. Upon the death of Alfred, Mae moved to Mountain Grove Missouri to be near her daughter's family. Mae continued living at that location until her death.
Mae is survived by her daughter Sharon Isringhausen and husband Dwayne, four grandchildren; Tara Thomas (husband Nate), Seth Isringhausen (wife Krystal), Bradley Isringhausen, and Mark Isringhausen. She is also survived by five great grandchildren; Kyshin Isringhausen, Marek Thomas, Ryzen Isringhausen, Zayden Isringhausen, and Blakely Mae Thomas. Mae has a surviving sister; Bonnie Voliva.
Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred H. Todd, a sister Madonna Brake, and a brother Bud Dale
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dahlgren Baptist Church with Rev. John Ashby officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 16 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. She will be laid to rest at the Middle Creek Cemetery near Dahlgren. Memorial donations may be made to the Dahlgren Baptist Church and will be accepted at the church or Gholson Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared at www.gholsonfuneralhome.com.
I Thessalonians 5:11 "and so encourage one another, and help one another, just as you are doing now. Mae was a great courage to all throughout her life and did not refrain from doing good." She was the first with a card, baked goods or words of encouragement. Whether she was taking the ill and aged to doctor appointments or babysitting children, Mae could be counted on to serve. She has stored great wealth in heaven.
Mae will be missed.
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