Mary L. Gringere, 78, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2023. She was born April 8, 1945 in Salina, to Ralph W. and Mildred I. Miller. Mary worked at Mowery Clinic most of her adult life. After retirement, she worked in home health care because she enjoyed helping others in need. She attended 1st Church of the Nazarene, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also a board member and helped serve in many other areas. Mary enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a gentle and kindhearted person who was always there for anyone. She loved the Lord and will spending eternity in heaven.
Survivors include her daughters, Donna Morris (Rick) and Linda Davis, all of Salina, Ellie Watson (Scott), of Oroville, CA; grandchildren, Brandon Funke, Caleb Davis, Deedra Andonie (Mike), Chase Davis, Brent Davis, Brandon Davis, Danielle Brown (Dustin), Troy Davis Jr., Tyler Paxton, and Kaile Black; great-grandchildren, Camryn, Madi, Casyn, Zac, Bentlee, Glacier, Kady, and Noah; brother, Donald Miller.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Ralph E. Miller and Dorothy Williford.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 24, at 1st Church of the Nazarene with the Celebration of Life, to follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jon Fillipi as officiant. Graveside will be at 1 p.m. in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth Street, Salina, Kansas 67401.
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