Mary Lou DeJarnette, 76, of Idyllwild, died Monday, March 27, 2006 in Anaheim.

She was born Sept. 10, 1929 in Calhoun, Mo. She had lived in Riverside County where she was a homemaker for the past 30 years.

She loved cooking and belonged to a forum on the Internet about cooking. She was very involved in her church, Shiloh Christian Ministries.

A memorial service was scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, April 3 at Shiloh Christian Ministries. McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet is handling arrangements.

She is survived by a son, Dennis (Elena) DeJarnette of Hollister, Mo.; six grandchildren, Daniel, Drew, Alexander, Nathan, D’mitry and Anastacia; and one great-grandson, Isaiah. She is preceded in death by a brother, Forrest Alexander, and a sister, Lois Houts.

Donations in her name may be made to Shiloh Christian Ministries, P.O. Box 1675, Idyllwild, CA 92549.