Mary Alice McMahon, 88, of Noblesville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at The Barrington of Carmel.

She was born Sept. 2, 1929, to Herbert and Maude (Davidson) Shadinger in Peru.
She had been a teacher at Noblesville High School. She received her master's degree in Home Economics from Purdue University, and was a founding member of the Home Extensions, and on the Board of Directors of Hamilton Centers. She was a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts of America and a member of First United Methodist Church in Noblesville. She enjoyed gardening, cross-country skiing, playing Bridge with her Bridge Clubs, and was an avid walker; but her greatest joy was baking cookies with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Michael (Debra) McMahon, Jane (Mike) Green, Nancy (Joe) Spencer, Barb McMahon (Jim), and Brian (Peggy) Dickason; 11 grandchildren, Lindsay (Matthew), Levi (Kiel-Anne), Bradley (Ingrid), Morgan (Nicky), Kyle (Ashley), Matthew (Chelsea), Eric (Emily), Cody (Caitlin), Alexander (Danielle), Blake (Tori), and Emily; and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Garrick McMahon.
Private family services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or, the Noblesville Education Foundation, PO Box 724, Noblesville, IN 46061.