Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 21, 2013

Mary Lou McLean



Mary Lou McLean, 84, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:35 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Aug. 7, 1929, in Wayne County, a daughter of Hazel and Madeline (Hall) Taylor. She married Donald McLean on March 22, 1947, in Wayne County, and he survives in Mt. Vernon.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Terry McLean and wife Ginger of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Donna Rednour of Mt. Vernon; seven grandchildren, Mary Jo Rednour, Trey McLean, Jana Rednour, Kelly McLean, Blaze Burwell, Dylan McLean and Devin McLean; two brothers, Don Taylor of Mt. Vernon and Jerry Taylor and wife Connie of Wayne City; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jimmy McLean; one daughter, Lynn Ann McLean; one brother, Kenneth Taylor; and two sisters, Betty Whitzel and Ailene Pilson.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City with Marty Mills officiating. Interment will be in Thomason Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

Mary Lou first worked as a waitress at Hunt's Restaurant in Mt. Vernon, then she was employed by World Color Press in Mt. Vernon and later retired from working in the deli at Papa Joe's Grocery Store. She was a member of many civic groups in the Mt. Vernon area as well as the ladies' auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1376.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information or to send condolences.