Mary Helen McDowell passed away Dec. 3, 2013, in Cleburne, Texas.
Celebration of life services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel in Colleyville, Texas.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time on Monday.
Mary was born March 15, 1925, to Haywood and Sarah Simmons in Paris, Texas. While working as a telephone operator at Southwestern Bell she was introduced to Robert McDowell by his mother. They were married June 6, 1948. Mary loved to sew and had a passion for shopping. She was very involved with Haltom City Church of Christ for 38 years. Mary was always willing to help somebody in need and will be truly missed.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Robert Mervin McDowell.
She is survived by her son, Kim McDowell and his wife, Mary; daughter, Janet Wilson and her husband, Charles “George”; grandson, David Clint Musgraves; step-granddaughter, Tracy Elizabeth Wilson Adair; step-grandson, Jessie Price Wilson; great-granddaughter, Dawn Musgraves; step-granddaughter, Kristin Rojo; step-grandsons, Jackson Adair, Reid Wilson and Reese Wilson; sister, Doris Wooldridge; and a host of other family members and friends.
Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home & Memorial Park