She graduated in 1943 from Elk Local High School in Harriettsville. She was employed by Remington Rand, Marietta Concrete and retired from C.H. Heist Corp. after 22 years.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and the Susanna Circle of the Church. She was a member and past Worthy Matron of Marietta Chapter #59 Order of the Eastern Star and White Shrine of Jerusalem #12. Mary was a life member of American Legion Post #64 Auxiliary and V.F.W. post #1041 Auxiliary.
She married Paul E. Newhart, Oct. 9, 1948 and he died June 17, 2002.
She is survived by one sister-in-law, Helen E. Stevens of Marietta.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Elmer M. Stevens.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 5, 2014 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta, OH with Rev. Don Archer officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Township Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 - 8 PM on Sunday, May 4 at the funeral home where an Eastern Star Service will be held at 8 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 301 Wooster St., Marietta, OH 45750.
Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.