DECEMBER 5, 2008

GROVE - Mary Magdalene Antis went to be with the Lord Friday December 5, 2008 at the Grove Nursing Center , she was 93. Mary was born to Van and Bertha (Isom) Henson at Greenup , Ky.  She married Sumner “Gordon” Eichenlaub in 1937 in the Portsmouth , Ohio area.  He preceded her in death in 1942.  She later married Henry Antis in 1952, he preceded her in death in 1970.  Mary retired from the Phoenix Pie Company in Portsmouth , Ohio , later moving to Grove in 1999.  She was a member of the Independent Baptist Church in Grove, and she was a talented quilter.

Mary was preceded in death by one son:  Kenneth Wayne Eichenlaub, along with five siblings:  Hannah, Viola, Louis, Vanza, and Sally.

Survivors include:  One son:  John Eichenlaub of Van Wert , Ohio .  One daughter:  Ferol Smith of Grove.  Three brothers:  Jack Henson of Mancelona , Mich. , Robert “Bob” Henson of Gaylord, Mich. , and Bert Henson of Otway , Ohio .  Along with 6 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and 9 great-great grandchildren.