Mary Lousie Goodrich Melvin, 92, formerly of Blockton, IA and Liberty, peacefully entered into rest on August 29, 2022. She was surrounded by loving family in her final days. Mary was born June 22, 1930, the eldest of four daughters of Clifford H. and Mildred Akers Goodrich. She grew up on a farm in Grundy County and graduated from Trenton High School. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 70 years, Orville Melvin. She is survived by 6 children, 17 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews and other family members and friends. Her sisters, Evelyn Trickel, Margaret Ann Rice and Karen Prewitt all reside in the Trenton area.