Mary Anna (Growcock) Fishburn, 100, 635 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, and formerly of the Argos community died at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth, following a brief illness.
On Aug. 6, 1918, in Roann, she was born to Thurlow and Sylvia (Cain) Growcock and had lived most of her life in the Argos community. On Oct. 28, 1939, she married E. Doyle Fishburn and together they shared 65 years.
On Feb. 2, 1946, husband Doyle and Mary moved to a farm on Linden Road, Argos, and lived there until Aug. 12, 1995 when they retired to the town of Argos. She and Doyle wintered in Avon Park, Fla., for many years.
Mary was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife.
She was a faithful member of the Argos Bible Church, now Parkside Community, Argos; where she was a deaconess and served on the hospitality committee for many years. Mary was a member of Green Township Homemakers Club, and love sewing, embroidering, gardening, and raising flowers.
Mary is survived by her son, Allen L. Fishburn of Fort Wayne; and many nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: and daughter-in law Peggy Fishburn in 2016
Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Fishburn and Rev. John Fishburn. Burial will follow at the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Parkside Community Church, 225 S. Michigan St., Argos, IN 46501 or Heartland Hospice, 230 W Catalpa Drive, Suite D, Mishawaka, IN 46545