Athens Review, Athens, Texas

October 18, 2013

Mary Sue White

The Athens Review

Athens — Mary Sue White, of Athens, was born on July 26, 1937 in Caldwell to parents, the late Bill Ike Addison and Pearl Ussery, and went to be with the Lord on Oct. 17, 2013 at the age of 76.

Mary Sue was a “people person” who was very smart, kind, loving and well-liked by everyone. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, cooking, sewing and reading. She had a strong passion for Genealogy Research. She was a graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown with a Bachelor’s in Science and of Caldwell High School in 1955 as Valedictorian.

She was an accountant at a very prestigious law firm in Houston for a very long time. She was a member of Colonial Dames, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy and of the Daughters of Texas. She was Presbyterian by faith and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Mabank where she would volunteer to work for the church’s Bizarre Sales.

Mary Sue is survived by: her husband, William Kirby White of Athens; daughters, Kathryn White of Tulsa, Okla., Rachel Shreffler and husband Tommy of Stillwater, Okla., her brother Buddy Addison and wife Donna of Montgomery; grandchildren William White, Abigail Shreffler, Addison Shreffler, Emory Shreffler; many other loving family members and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like Memorial Donations be made in Mary Sue’s honor to the First Presbyterian Church of Mabank’s Building Fund. Donations can be mailed to the church at P.O. Box 1977, Mabank, TX 75147.

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