Mary Will OsborneJuly 6, 1934 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 82)
Mary Will Osborne, 82, passed away on May 28, 2017 at Lee HealthPark in Ft. Myers, Florida. She was born on July 6, 1934 in Anniston, Alabama to Herman and Willie Alexander. Mary Will grew up in Anniston. She graduated from Oxford High School in Oxford, Alabama in 1952. After high school she married her high school sweetheart, Larry Osborne. They moved to Naples, Florida in 1965. They were happily married for 34 years prior to Larry's passing in 1988 at the age of 53.
Mary Will was a faithful member of Naples Church of Christ since 1965 and loved her church family dearly. She was a source of strength and encouragement to all who knew her.
Mary Will’s passion and joy was her relationship with God, her family, and her country. She will be missed beyond measure. But, the celebration going on in Heaven must be amazing.
Mary Will was preceded in death by her husband, Larry S. Osborne; parents, Herman and Willie Alexander; sisters, Alice Haynes and Louise Otwell; brother-in-law, Frank Haynes; and dear long-time friends Earl Dean and Monroe Goode.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Osborne; sons, Danny (Laurie) Osborne, Phillip (Cindy) Osborne and Timothy (Kim) Osborne; all of Naples, Florida. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Amy Dyer, Stephen Osborne (Jennifer), Michelle Whitlock (Brad), Jessica Silvers (Blake), Lisa Medlock (Robert), Erin Osborne, Tiffany Mitchell, Pamela Paul (Colby) and Shelby Osborne; her great-grandchildren Lauren Dyer, Valerie Dyer, Mya Medlock, Blake Whitlock, Mallory Silvers, William Mitchell, Maddie Medlock, Molly Silvers, Maddie Whitlock, Addie Silvers, and another expected to arrive in November (to Pamela and Colby). She is also survived by several nephews and nieces; sister-in-law Linda (Lanny) Chappelear; brother-in-law Dwight Otwell; and dear long-time friends Alice Dean and Francis Goode.
Burial services will be held at Anniston Memorial Gardens in Anniston, Alabama on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive visitors at Anniston Memorial Funeral home from 9:45 - 10:45 prior to burial.
A memorial service will be held at Naples Church of Christ in Naples, FL on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Liberty Youth Ranch, P. O. Box 366206, Bonita Springs, FL 34136 or Mount Dora Children's Home, 301 W. 13th Avenue, Mt. Dora, FL 32757.