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Mary "Sadie" Mezo

September 25, 1946 — July 28, 2021

Mary Delores Mezo, age 74, of Herrin, passed away on Wednesday, July 28,2021 at 7:07am at Shawnee Senior Living Center in Herrin.

Mary, or “Sadie”, as her friends liked to call her, was born September 25, 1946 in Herrin, the daughter of Clarence and Christine (Stacey) Williams. She married Charles “Bud” Tolbert in Herrin in 1964. He preceded her in death on September 24, 1987. She later married Jerry Mezo in Herrin on June 23, 2016. He preceded her in death on November 9, 2020.

Survivors include her daughter- Patricia Sellers of Marion

Son- Bobby Tolbert of Herrin

Daughter- Belinda Tolbert of Johnston City

10 Grandchildren

20 Great Grandchildren

Four step-children and their families

She was preceded in death by her first husband- Charles, second husband- Jerry, daughter- Hattie Charlene Emery, daughter- Billie Joe Tolbert, brother- Richard Williams, sister- Patricia Carney, and sister- Brenda Williams.

As per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Graveside memorial services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Herrin City Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at the cemetery. Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.

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