Mary Lou Doom (nee Conner), of Saint Peters, Mo., passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the age of 88. Loving wife of the late Robert I. Doom, Sr.; beloved daughter of the late Everett Ausby and Margie Rhea Conner; devoted mother of Robert I. Doom, Jr., James Doom, John (Mei) Doom, and David Doom; cherished grandmother of Steven Everett (Danielle) Doom, Jacqueline Elizabeth (Chris) Hull, and David Liu Doom; great-grandmother of Caleb Russell Hutchings, Jacob Stephen Doom, Ashton James Doom, Gage Kenneth Doom, Brianna Lynn Doom, Macie Lee Schweppe, and Lucy Lynn Hull; dear sister of Charlene (the late Simos) Ioannou and Helen (the late Reno) Sotiriou.
Mary Lou was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. In 1952, Mary Lou married the love of her life, Robert and they were married for 61 years. They met at the School of the Ozarks in Branson, Mo. Both Mary Lou and Robert were the first from Carroll County, Ark. to receive both a high school and college degree. She was a choir member at church and moved all around the country with her husband as he preached at numerous Presbyterian and Methodist churches. Mary Lou was an English teacher in secondary education. Being a college graduate was very important to her and she made sure that all four of her children were college graduates. Mary Lou was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be made in Mary Louís honor to the Parkinsonís Foundation.