Mary Love, Proviso’s ‘Volleyball Lady,’ Dies At 96

Thursday, December 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  

Featured image: Mary Love, who died earlier this month at 96. | Courtesy Karen Campbell 

Mary Eloise Love, who died at her Maywood home on Dec. 23 at the age of 96, was a rare being — an African American woman who played volleyball in the first half of the 20th Century well enough to establish herself in the sport professionally.

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