Mary C. Box

Mary C. Box, 93, Mulberry, passed away Friday, November 25, 2022, at Mulberry Health and Retirement.  She was born March 5, 1929, in Anderson, to Lynn and Mary Ellen (Huffman) Gibson.

Mary was a 1947 graduate of Anderson High School.  She worked as the secretary for Hoosier Pete Oil for many years.  She enjoyed playing games, doing puzzles, cooking, and spending time with her family, who will greatly miss her.

Mary is survived by her children, Sherry Beard, Alena (Ronald) Merkel, Madeena (Todd) Leazenby, Tonja Woods, and Doug Roller; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Homer Box; daughter, Karen Nuckles; three sons-in-law, See Beard, Pat Woods, and Fred Nuckles; and a sister Alice Bruce.

A private family burial will be held at a later date.  Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort is assisting with the arrangements.  Messages of condolence may be left at

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