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In Memory of

Mary Ann Wardell

July 2, 1913 - June 19, 2017

Obituary


Houston, TX - Mary Ann Ansley Wardell passed away at her home in Houston on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the age of 103.

The memorial service will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, 12955 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079.

Mary Ann Ansley was born on July 2, 1913 in Plainview, Texas to Samuel T. Ansley and Lowes (Curtis) Ansley. She graduated in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Texas Tech (previously known as Texas Technological College)....

Houston, TX - Mary Ann Ansley Wardell passed away at her home in Houston on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the age of 103.

The memorial service will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, 12955 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079.

Mary Ann Ansley was born on July 2, 1913 in Plainview, Texas to Samuel T. Ansley and Lowes (Curtis) Ansley. She graduated in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Texas Tech (previously known as Texas Technological College). She and Richard H. "Dick" Wardell were married on April 7, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas.

She and her husband were teachers for a time until Dick changed occupations and started working in the oil industry. While in Marshall, Texas their daughter, Linda Margaret was born in 1944.

Mary was an active member of Memorial Drive United Methodist Church. She served in various capacities in the choir and ladies' groups donating her time and talent. She especially enjoyed singing in the choir and playing bridge.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband, her daughter, her parents, and her brother Samuel Thomas "Tom" Ansley. She was a beloved aunt and took much joy in her extended family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter, 6055 South Loop East, Houston, Texas 77087. ( www.alz.org )