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Mary Favors


Mary Helen Favors, 74, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Aperion Care in Waldron.

Born Dec. 18, 1944, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Everett "Dusty" Wickliff and Alberta Mae (Weddle) Green. She married Jerry Leo Favors on Nov. 22, 2003, and he preceded her on Sept. 3, 2007.

Other survivors include two sons, Billy O'Dell Burchett (wife, Cindy) of Bridgeport, Ohio, and Bobby Allen Burchett of Bridgeport, Ohio; a daughter, Mary Rose "Rosie" Park of Wheeling, West Virginia; sisters, Karen Damm (fiancé, Mike Davis), Janet Williams (husband, James) of Caneyville, Kentucky, and Carla Lange of Plainfield; brother, Richard Tucker of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and best friend of over 50 years, Flo Comstock of Shelbyville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; daughter, Renee Richards; brothers, Terry Allen Wickliff, Jimmie Lee Wickliff, and Frank Tucker; and grandparents, Mary and Walter Weddle.

Mrs. Favors had lived in Wheeling, West Virginia for 25 years and Shelbyville for 44 years. She had been a factory worker at TRW Cinch for 14 years, Wesbanco in Wheeling for eight years and a private setter for 10 years. Mary graduated from high school in West Virginia and attended one year of college in Wheeling. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a member of Eagles Lodge where she was inside guard and trustee.

Mary loved being around people, and if anyone needed help or someone to talk to, she was there for them.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Rd, with Pastor Randy Worland officiating. Friends may call on Saturday morning, Nov. 9, 2019, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.