Dr. Mary ‘May’ Larry a Business Professional, Author, educator, missionary, Evangelist, a past founder of a boy’s school, and a group home.
The Vice-President of the Business & Professional Women's Federation C.O.G.I.C. Worldwide, and The President of the Illinois Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Business & Professional Women's Federation.
Mary, her three sisters and two brothers were raised in a single-family home by Rev. Tommie Larry, Sr., and Catherine Ann Larry. Later Catherine Ann Larry welcomes Sheila and Kaqunice into our home and raises them as her own.
As a general laborer, Mary’s parents instilled the values of hard work, discipline, and personal responsibility, and by age 15, Mary was already the Assistant Secretary to the Executive Secretary for the Maywood Mayor, her first official job. During high school, she volunteered at the Cook County jail twice a month, speaking to inmates and conducting worship services. She was also the president of the prayer group at Proviso East High School. Mary’s life has been centered on helping struggling teenagers to overcome obstacles, Mary has spent her life ministering to the needs of our youth through the message that God still FORGIVES and SAVES!
An avid traveler, Mary has extensively visited four continents and forty of the fifty states of the United States of America.
Mary has one son, her ‘Magnificent Angel,’ greatest legacy and delight, Nathan, who is a graduate of Columbia University, Chicago, and a successful business owner.