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Former Gainesville resident Mary Lena Woody, 81, passed away June 13, 2016 at her residence in Vernon, Texas.
She was born to Floyd C. and Lois Lucille (Buie) Griffin on January 6, 1935 in Grand Saline, Texas.
Mary taught for Lindsay ISD for over 29 years until retiring. She was a member of First Baptist Church Gainesville, Beta Sigma Phi, Delta Kappa Gama, TSTA and NEA.
A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 15th at Fairview Cemetery with grandson, Rev. Craig Woody officiating.
A visitation will be held at Meador Funeral Home in Gainesville Tuesday evening from 6 to 8:00 p.m.
Survivors include daughter, Lois Patrick of Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Cheryl Woody of Vernon; sister, Mary Scott of California; grandsons, Brian Patrick and wife, Kelley, Kevin Patrick, Clay Woody, Tony Patrick and girlfriend, Lindsey and Craig Woody and wife, Katie and great-grandchildren, Chloe, Sean and Serenity Patrick.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Grant Woody and her parents.
To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 13, 2016
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