August 26, 1922 - July 19, 2013
Mary, known as Dee by family and friends, was preceded in death by father, Isaac Rounsavall and mother, Sarah Rounsavall, sister, Ruth Kinsel, stepson Ross Wright, stepdaughter Robbie Wright, niece Sherry Saddler, and her loving husband of 60 years, Robert Frank Wright.
She grew up on a farm around the Athens TX area before moving to Dallas, where she worked for Sears as a clerk, before retiring. After marrying Robert Wright, she traveled between Washington state and Texas, helping to raise many foster children along the way. Always happy to have family and friends surrounding her, she spent her remaining years hosting yearly Thanksgiving weekends and summer vacations for the many great nieces and nephews and friends.
She is survived by multiple nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews and many friends.
The family is hosting a memorial service on August 17, 2013 at Mary's residence to celebrate her life and the many memories she left behind.
They ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The American Cancer Society or your local VFW post.
August 26, 1922 - July 19, 2013
Dr. James W. Smith
ATHENS-Dr. James W. Smith passed away at his home in Athens July 13, 2014 after a short illness.
Victoria Ann Wyatt
Funeral services for Victoria Ann Wyatt, 4, of Athens are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens. Interment will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in Van Zandt County, Texas.
Barbara Joan Arthur
Barbara Joan Arthur, 78, of Athens, passed peacefully from this life to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
A memorial service will be held to honor and celebrate Joan’s life, Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10:30 A.M. at Sand Springs Baptist Church in Athens with Julius Ray Tapley officiating.
Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Williford Reeve
Services for Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Williford Reeve, 90, of Eustace will be held Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Athens, with Bro. Mike Dean and Jack Houghton officiating.
Graveside services and interment for Sherry Wilson, 70 of Athens is scheduled for 11:00 A M Wednesday at Shelby Chapel Cemetery with Tommy Burch and Rev. Gene Bishop officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.
Funeral Services for Roy Griffin, 81, of Athens are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Bro. Mike Bragdon officiating. Interment will follow at Malakoff Cemetery.
Arlan “A.C.” Morman
Funeral Services for Arlan “A.C.” Morman, 76, of Athens are scheduled for 2:30 P.M. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home of Athens. Interment will follow at Athens Cemetery.
Judy Farmer Newman
Judyth Dan Farmer Newman, 75, of De Berry, TX, formerly of Malakoff, passed away Thursday night, July 17, 2014, as a result of a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Cross Roads, TX, with Bro. Frank Upchurch officiating. Cremation arrangements are by Jimerson-Lipsey Funeral Home.
Ruby Fields of Mabank, Texas passed away peacefully at the age of 83 on July 20, 2014 at West Place Nursing Facility in Athens, Texas.
Mahalie Lucille Hicks
ATHENS-A memorial service for Mahalie Lucille Hicks, 90, Athens is scheduled for 1:00 P M Monday in Davis Cemetery under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.
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