News and Tribune

February 7, 2014

Mary Margaret Byrd Wernert

85; New Albany

— Funeral services for Mary Margaret Byrd Wernert, 85, New Albany, will be at 12 noon Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, with entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. She died  Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. 

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was born Oct. 26, 1928 in New Albany to the late Arthur and Roxie Baker Byrd. 

She is survived by her children, Arthur Wernert, and Carolyn Phillips and her husband, Patrick; three half brothers; three half sisters; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed. 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ed Wernert; and two half brothers. 

Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 655 St. Peter’s Church Road SE, Corydon, IN  47112.

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