Obituary for Mary Jo Limp

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Mary Jo Limp

February 10, 1941 - February 15, 2018

Mary Jo (Waggener) Limp, age 77, passed away at her home in Nashville with her loving children beside her on Thursday morning, February 15, 2018.

Mary Jo was born February 10, 1941, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to the late James A. and Norma (Mogle) Waggener. She attended Franklin High School and IUPUI.

Mary Jo was a talented and well known artist in the Brown County area for the past 30 years and opened her own studio “Mary Jo Limp Studio Gallery” in the early 90’s.

She was a member of the Parkview Nazarene Church, Brown County Art Guild, Brown County Art Foundation, Brown County Art Alliance and a past member of the Brown County Chamber of Commerce. Mary Jo was also involved in the Indiana Pleinair Association and the Hoosier Salon. She was the past Vice President and membership chairperson for the Indiana Heritage Arts and a member of the Tri Kappa Sorority and the Water Color Society of Indiana. She will be remembered most for her love of family and passion for the Indiana Bluebird Society.

Mary Jo will be missed by her children: Rick J. Limp of Nashville, Vicki L. (Russell Berg) Porter of Bargersville, grandchildren: Heather Limp, Angela (Ryan) Burnside and Keith Frazier, great-grandchildren: Austin and Kylee Burnside and sisters: Ruth Hall of Trafalgar and Jane Smith of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Sam Johnson and Sally Winkler.

The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19th at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. A family graveside service will be held at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Mary Jo to The Indiana Bluebird Society, P.O. Box 134 Rensselaer, Indiana 47978 and or the Brown County Humane Society: P.O. Box 746 Nashville, Indiana 47448.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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Date: Monday, February 19, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Monday, February 19, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: February 10, 1941
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Devon Wood Bing posted on 2/27/18

Rick and Vickie, I am so sorry for your loss. I just found out last night. It has been so long since I have seen any of you. I have such fond memories of Summer visits to lake Lemmon with our families. You are in my prayers.


HELEIN R HART posted on 2/25/18

Mary Jo was a dear, dear friend...they did not come any better. Her hand gave comfort and love to many and she will be sorely missed. Her smile will never leave my memory or my heart.


Tom Porter posted on 2/22/18

I am very sad for your loss. I will always remember the gentle soul and caring person that Mary Jo was. I only found out today, Feb 22, 2018. Let us celebrate her memory an remember the good times! Sincerely, Tom Porter


Annette Maddox posted on 2/20/18

Dear Rick and Vicki, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a lovely lady. I just found out last night, I wish I could have had the time to come up, I sure would have. You are in my thoughts and my prayers. I love you both very much. My chicken painting hangs proudly in my living room, I have 12 chickens I tend to every day, I look at my painting every day and smile, it reminds me of you both and your precious mom. Know that I love you both very much, Annette Kimbler-Maddox


Diane M. Upham posted on 2/19/18

I wish to send the family my sincere condolence . Mary Jo and I grew up in the same neighborhood and went through school together.. She was so talented and will be missed by all of her classmates in the Class of 1959. I My best wishes and prayers for your family at this time Diane Mitchell Upham


Janet Sharp Hoffman posted on 2/17/18

I am so sorry for you loss. I remembered the day your family and Hobo moved into our neighborhood. Good memories to follow. My thoughts a prayers go out to you.


Jon & Renee May posted on 2/17/18

On behalf of the May family, please know your family is in our thoughts at this difficult time.