Image:Mary Louise Love    Ms. Mary Louise Love

Ms. Mary Louise Love, daughter of the late GL Goldman and Lucy Love was born on August 9, 1948 in Winona, Mississippi.
Mary attended Mississippi Public Schools in Winona, Mississippi until she relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1966. She professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Love’s Chapel in Winona. Mary worked at Marion County Home and IU for many years in the role of a nurse’s aide. Mary was a former member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Greater Elam Missionary Baptist Church, True Vine Baptist Church and was a current member of Empowerment Worship Center. She was a faithful member that gave in her time, talent, and treasure and was a prayer warrior. “Mother Love” as she was known by her church family served as a dedicated usher and the president of the usher’s ministry for many years even during her illness.
Mary loved to cook and was known for her good down home cooking especially her dressing, fried fish, homemade biscuits, and sweet potato pies. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren that she bragged about every chance she could. She enjoyed playing cards and making others laugh with her sense of humor and wit. Mary was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister, and Friend who was affectionately known as “Tootie” by her family.
Mary departed this earthly life to meet her Savior on Sunday, November 5, 2017. She was preceded by her mother, Lucy Love and brother, Willie Love.
She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters, Nina Fitzgerald and Bridgette Love; one son, Pastor Damon Love (Tamica); one foster daughter, Rhoda Jones; two sisters, Connie Abron and Vivian Fitch (William); eleven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.  
Celebration will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1301 N. Goodlet Ave, with visitation there from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Interment will be in New Crown Cemetery. Final arrangements are entrusted to Ellis Mortuary.

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Ellis Mortuary Staff November 12th, 2017 04:25:41 PM