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Mary Marie Williams Shaver

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Mary Marie Williams Shaver passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at her home in Grapeland, Texas. She was born March 12, 1941 in Crockett, Texas to parents, Olan Frank Williams and Susie Marie McConnell Williams. She retired as a teacher from Grapeland Independent School District after 34 years of service, two years with Bryan ISD and one at Jacksonville ISD. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church Grapeland and Delta Kappa Gamma, professional educators’ sorority. She was a Sam Houston State Teachers College alumnus.

Mary is survived by her husband of 56 years, Quention Shaver; son, Quention Shaver, Jr. and wife, Kris of Temple; daughters, Kim Turrubiarte and husband, David of Groesbeck and Sandy Hobson of Grapeland; grandchildren, Shaver Huff, Chance Huff and wife, Rachael, Hollie Ruth and husband, Chris, Katie Coulter, Emilie Goad, Charles Turrubiarte, Traetin Turrubiarte, Abby Hobson Blount and husband, Clayton, Bradley Turrubiarte and wife, Jennifer, Trip Hobson; great-grandchildren, Hesston and Kendall Huff, Ryan and Layni Turrubiarte, Cash and Hayes Huff, Krislynn, Gabby and Jordyn Ruth; sister, Lyndol Wilkinson and husband, Leroy; nephew, Chris Wilkinson; nieces, Kelley and Parker Wilkinson; aunt, Frankie Mae Williams Sizemore; numerous cousins, professional associates, precious ex-students loving each and every one of them, always cherishing their memories. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Susie and Olan Williams; sister, Gwyndol Williams; nephew, Kenny Wilkinson.

Funeral services will be held for Mary Marie Williams Shaver at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Grapeland. Interment will follow in the Pennington Cemetery in Pennington. Family will receive friends for visitation Friday, July 6, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Tiffany Ellis and Lista Attaway Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 644, Grapeland, Texas 75844 or the new Grapeland Elementary School Library, P. O. Box 249, Grapeland, TX 75844. Online condolences may be made at www.callawayallee.com

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7 Comments
  1. Quinton, my sympathy, thoughts and prayers for your loss.

  2. Quention & family: Sharon & I are saddened on the loss of Mary, but know she is in a better place. Mary touched many lives and the world is a better place because of her.
    Joe & Sharon

  3. Sandy, I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. May God give you and your family strength and comfort.

  4. Quention, my sympathy to you and your family and Lyndol for the loss of a loved one.

  5. REST IN PEACE MRS. SHAVER. I AM ONE YOU, AND MY MENTORS TOUCHED AND EDUCATED. YOU CARED, AND FOR THAT I AM ETERNALLY GRATEFUL.
    John(ny) Carroll

  6. The Shaver family is in my thoughts and prayers today. May God’s grace and comfort surround you all.

  7. To the Family of Mary Shaver,
    Our heartfelt love and sympathy are sent to you on the death of your dear sweet wife,mother, and aunt. Our daughter, Mary Jane Seils Lofton was one of her 3rd grade students. Jane’s parents H.D. and Mary Wallace were employed in Grapeland for several years. God be with you at this time.
    Sincerely,
    The Seils Family

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