Mary Jane Hendrick was born on March 23, 1923, and passed away Friday, June 14, 2013. She graduated from North Texas State Teacher’s College (now University of North Texas) and then married E.W. Hendrick on Nov. 12, 1944. They traveled around while E.W. was in the Navy and then aide to Congressman Omar Burleson in Washington, D.C.
Finally settling in Mineral Wells, Mary Jane devoted her full time and attention to raising her family. She was active in the First United Methodist Church of Mineral Wells where she volunteered as pianist for the primary Sunday school class for many years.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Mineral Wells. Burial will follow in Woodland Park Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband, E.W.; son, Mike; grandchildren, Kevin Hendrick and Coley Hendrick DuPre; and great-granddaughters, Megan Oleson and Rebecca Ragsdale.
Surviving are daughter, Cindy Kozmetsky, and her husband, Greg, of Austin; daughter, Becky Hull, and her husband, Paul, of Richardson; and son, Joe, and his wife, Patricia, of Fort Worth.
She was Nanny to her nine grandchildren and their spouses and 22 great-grandchildren with another on the way. Mary Jane will be remembered by all who knew her as a person of love and grace. Her family meant everything to her and she loved unconditionally. She celebrated every joy and suffered every pain. She was our happy. Special thanks to the staff of Martin Crest Assisted Living in Weatherford for their care of our mother.
Donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Mineral Wells in her memory.
Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.
Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home