Mary Charlene Bliss

Mary Charlene Bliss, 87, of Toppenish, Wa. passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, September 8, 2019 at Toppenish Nursing Home. Mary was born in Joplin, Missouri April 13, 1932 to Charles and Gladys J. (Stogstill) Alderson.

Mary was a CNA at Parkside Nursing Home for 20-plus years.

Mary enjoyed making Indian Star Quilts, sewing, and crocheting doilies.

She was a member of the Delaware Tribe of W. Oklahoma.

Mary married her true love Earl L. Bliss on Nov. 6, 1948 in Yakima, Wa. They had four sons and one daughter. She is survived by their children Loren (Jennifer) Bliss, Mike Bliss, Bobby (Mary) Bliss and daughter Denise (Dan) Bloom; three sisters, Gladys Sue Blakesley, Elzadia Alderson, and Darla Sanders; 20-plus grandchildren, 35-plus great-grandchildren, and too many great-great-grandchildren to count!

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Earl Bliss, her parents, son Albert L. Bliss, brother Bud Alderson, and many more.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 from 2-7 PM at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Zillah.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Zillah from 12-2 PM.

Burial will follow at Zillah Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family through

We love and miss you Mom!