Mary "Margy" Cress, 60, Poland, Indiana, passed away March 24, 2006, at her residence.
She was born March 14, 1946, in Indianapolis and was the daughter of Carl L. and Dorothy (Woods) Dietz.
She was a secretary for 20 years at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, Putnamville and for 10 years previously at Prudential Insurance in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Westside United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, O.E.S. No. 369, Cloverdale and the American Legion Auxiliary, Hurst-Collins Post No. 281, Cloverdale.
She was the loving wife of Darrell L. Cress, Poland and devoted mother of Darren Cress, Poland and Christopher (Armanda) Cress, Greencastle, and four grandchildren, who survives. Also surviving are her mother, Dorothy Dietz, and a brother Dale Dietz, both of Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at 1 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Pastor Scott Volland officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, March 27, 2006, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Eastern star Memorial Services will be held on Monday, March 27, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Private interment services will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Somerset Christian Church, 5039 N. U.S. 231, Greencastle, IN 46135, New Providence Baptist Church Food Bank, 6526 S. Co. Rd. 550 E., Greencastle, IN 46135 and Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Hendricks, 254 Meadow Dr., Danville, IN 46122.