Mary “ Cos” Cosner

Mary “ Cos” Cosner

Mary “ Cos” Cosner, 86, of Carlinville, passed away Thursday Feb. 7, 2013, at Walker Nursing Home in Virginia.  Mary was born Jan. 12, 1927, in Cass County to Thomas and Catherine Drinkwater Cosner.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

She graduated from Ashland High School in 1945 and Blackburn College in 1949. Mary taught school for four years before joining Blackburn College where she rose to Director of Admissions and Registration,  retiring after 40 years of service.

Surviving are her brother John (Eleanor) Cosner of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services are pending with Heinz Funeral Home in Carlinville.

Memorials are suggested to Blackburn College or Carlinville Public Library.