Mary Ann Anderson, 83, of Carlinville, IL, formerly of Taylorville, IL, passed away at 3:22 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Carlinville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, in Carlinville, IL.

Mary Ann was born October 4, 1934 in Palmer, IL, the daughter of William and Anna (Wood) Cummings.  She married Don Anderson, and he preceded her in death.

Mary Ann was a homemaker for much of her life, raising her three sons.  She also worked as an in-home healthcare provider, and in the E.R. at the local hospital.  Mary Ann also worked with her sister at the Starlite Restaurant in Kincaid for many years.  She was a great cook, and she enjoyed the trips she would take to Las Vegas with her sisters.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Shelby Veil and Helen Booker; and brother, Bill Cummings.

Mary Ann is survived by her sons, Danny (wife, Donna) Woods of Onarga, IL, and Stephen and David Woods both of Springfield, IL; grandchildren, Amy Dick of Deland, IL, Ryan Woods of Tuscola, IL, and Stephanie Woods of Taylorville, IL; 5 great grandchildren; siblings, Grace Cornwell of Stockton, CA, Jean Long of Taylorville, IL, Bob Cummings of Kincaid, IL, Carolyn Summers of Sessor, IL, and Richard Cummings of Sessor, IL; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside Ceremony: 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL with Rev. Jim Ferrill officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 2309 W. White Oaks Dr. Suite E, Springfield, IL 62704.

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 has been entrusted with ceremonies.

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