Mary Louise Lutes

February 29, 1928August 5, 2017

Mary L. Lutes, 89, of College Corner, Ohio, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Whitewater Commons Senior Living in Liberty.

Mary was born in Richmond on February 29, 1928, to Denver and Elsie Waltz Hileman. Mary was employed in custodial work at Miami University for several years. She resided in the College Corner area for over forty years. Mary was a member of the College Corner Nazarene Church. She enjoyed crocheting, watching her humming birds, walking, and visiting with friends she met in town.

Mary is survived by two daughters and their spouses: Peggy Rice and Steve of DeLand, FL, and Pam Lockaby and David of Somerset, KY; a sister: Elizabeth Howard of Hamilton, OH; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Evelyn Rice.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Showalter Blackwell Tilton Funeral Home, Baker Chapel, in College Corner with Rev. Randy Gentry of the College Corner Nazarene Church officiating. Burial will follow in College Corner Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service where memorial contributions may be made to the College Corner Nazarene Church. For more information or to send condolences or memories, go to



  • Visitation Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 10, 2017


  • Interment

Mary Louise Lutes

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Janine Todd

August 11, 2017

Mary used to be my neighbor many years ago. She was very sweet and always talked to me about my kids and husband. That was back in the 80's. She was a great neighbor.