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Memphis Funeral Home

5599 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN

OBITUARY

Mary Frances Libby

2 December, 192315 February, 2020

Mary Frances Libby, a 96 year old lifelong Memphian, died on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Libby graduated from St. Agnes Academy and then attended Memphis State. She worked and retired from First Tennessee Bank as assistant manager and loan officer, spending most of her career at the Millington Branch.

Ms. Libby was preceded in death by her parents Frank Cole Libby & Irma Garrett Libby; and her husband of 60 years Richard K. Libby, Sr.

Libby is survived by her son Frank E. (Sharon) Libby, daughter Susan Libby (Mark) Strawn and son Richard K. (Ruth) Libby, Jr.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial's in Ms. Libby's honor may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Alzheimer's Foundation.

  • FAMILY

  • Frank E. Libby (Sharon), Son
  • Susan Libby Strawn (Mark), Daughter
  • Richard K. Libby, Jr. (Ruth), Son
  • Seven (7), Grandchildren
  • Fourteen (14), Great-Grandchildren
  • Three (3), Great-great-grandchildren
  • Ms. Libby was preceded in death by her parents Frank Cole Libby & Irma Garrett Libby; and her husband of 60 years Richard K. Libby, Sr.
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Alzheimer's Foundation

Services

  • Graveside Service Friday, 28 February , 2020

Memories

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Ann Pismenny

February 22, 2020

My parents truly enjoyed Mary and Richards visits to Maine. They had such a good sense of humor and a twinkle in their eye for each other. After Richards death, Mary often called to check in on her friends and relatives and to make them laugh. A life truly well lived and someone who will be missed. We are happy Mary that you are now in bliss with Richard. We loved you both. Please tell my parents I miss them.

Karla Strawn

February 19, 2020

I’m Karla and Ms. Libby is my husband, Jason’s, maternal grandmother, also known as Mimi. What I remember and love most about Mimi is the way she always made sure that everyone felt comfortable in her home. She welcomed me like her own and she was always surveying the room to make sure everyone was content. Like any good grandma, she loved telling stories!! But like ONLY “Mimi” could do, she loved telling her unique story of how she met her husband who became her best friend. I can only hope to live and tell a unique story to my grandchildren like Mary did!

April Hesselbein

February 18, 2020

Libby,
I am sorry to hear about your mothers passing. Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
April

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY