Mary Janice Thorp Rymer was born January 5, 1929 in White Deer, Texas to George and Mavor Bailey Thorp. She took a walk with God on Saturday, December 26, 2009 at St. John's Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She attended Hammon Public Schools and graduated at the age of sixteen. She graduated from Southwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science and Master's degrees in Business Education with teaching fields in Home Economics, Music and English. On August 8, 1948, she married Dwight G. Rymer in Cheyenne, Oklahoma. They celebrated 61 years of marriage. She taught Business Education at Red Rock and also taught Glee Club at Morrison part-time. Mary's favorite things to do were playing musical instruments, riding motorcycles, traveling and community theater. She loved acting, directing, singing and has been on stage numerous times in the Stillwater and Perry community theaters. She was a member of the Morrison Christian Church where she enjoyed playing the organ. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 343, Morrison, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at the Morrison Christian Church. Pastor Roy Fleshman will officiate. Interment will be in Morrison Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home in Perry. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Brown-Dugger Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Morrison Christian Church or the Morrison Community Development Association in care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home, 1010 N. 7th Street, Perry, Oklahoma 73077. Mary is survived by her husband, Dwight of Morrison, Oklahoma; two daughters, Peggy Robinson of Morrison, Oklahoma and Lenel Sexton of Stillwater, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, David Hawkins and his wife, Victoria, of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Brice Robinson of Manhattan, Kansas and Creed Robinson and his wife, Cassie, of Morrison, Oklahoma; a number of other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by one son, Gary Rymer, her older brother, Orville Thorp and her parents, George and Mavor Thorp. Condolences may be sent to the family using the online guestbook at www.brown-duggerfuneralhome.com.