Mary Jo Maurer, age 67, of Alliance, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center. She was born Aug. 20, 1943, in Cadiz, to Woodrow and Irene (Barker) Laughlin.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services were held Jan. 24, 2011 at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Teague officiating. Interment at Sebring Grandview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Truth Baptist Church, P. O. Box 115, Atwater, Ohio 44201.

Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, Ohio 44601. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.