Mary Biehl, age 70, passed from this world December 26, 2022.
Mary was the oldest of five children born to Ruth Thompson Seymour and Vernon F. Seymour Sr.
They were an Army family that traveled the world.
Mary was preceded in death by both parents and sister Diana Lynn.
Mary is survived by children Albert Biehl IV (Tasha), Ruth Marek (Chris) and Alycia Labrie
(Peter). Grandchildren Lynn, Dennis, Abbygayle, Brea, Michael, Amber, Dylan, and Jasmine.
Mary has fifteen great-grandchildren. Other survivors include sister Verna Moore, brother
Vernon F. Seymour Jr. (Charmaine) and brother William J. Seymour, four nephews and five
nieces. Spouse of 33 years Bonnie Stringer, Service dog Buddy, Foxy, Diva, Chip and Koda.
Mary worked dispatch for Bay St. Louis Police department before moving to Hancock Sheriff’s
department dispatch from 1972 to 1984. She went back to school and became a Registered
Nurse. Mary was the owner of BayouMagick gift shop and enjoyed teaching many students
about herbs, both cooking and healing. She always stated If you do not share that knowledge,
you would lose it. Mary was a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism
and a member of the Barony of Seleone (local chapter).
She taught classes at many events and demos to share her extensive
knowledge. Mary was also a member of the Schipperke Club of America.
Mary and Bonnie rescued over 20 Schipperkes and fostered 3.
A Celebration of life will be held at the Lakeshore Community Center, 6440 Lower Bay Road,
Bay St. Louis, MS on Saturday, February 18, 2023, 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
SCA members are welcome to wear “garb” if desired.
Memorials may be made to the Schipperke Club of America or your favorite animal rescue.
Edmond Fahey Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mary Biehl.