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120 West South Loop
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: 254-965-3161
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Mary Batchelor

Mary Alice Batchelor (Grimes)

Thursday, November 28th, 1929 - Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Mary Alice (Grimes) Batchelor
November 28, 1929 ~ June 21, 2019

Mary Alice (Grimes) Batchelor of Stephenville passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 in Stephenville.

Funeral services will be at 11:00AM, Friday, June 28, 2019 at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel. The family will host a visitation one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00AM.

Mary Alice (Grimes) Batchelor was born November 28, 1929, to Joseph Marvin and Alice Belle (O’Neal) Grimes, in rural Ellis County. She lived most of her life in Stephenville, attending school in Rocky Point, Victor, Cordel OK, Tolar and Stephenville. She graduated with the Stephenville High School Class of 1948 and attended a business college in Des Moines, IA. She served for a brief time in the Naval Air Reserved as an x-ray technician. Mary became a pioneer in the computer industry as a programmer and manager with Chance Vaught and the University Computer Company. She was a trainer for NASA where she had the opportunity to witness three space launches. She was co-owner of Scott Instruments and Scott Real Estate, managing several apartment complexes in the Dallas and Denton area before moving back to Stephenville.

Mary was a world traveler. Visiting several countries, she always made a point of experiencing the ultimate adventures, and making lasting friendships. Mary joined the Peace Corps in 1993 and was a teacher in Western Samoa for two years. She also participated in Earth Watch projects in Thailand and Canada, and was an advocate for animals’ rights.

Mary was a member of Graham Street Church of Christ, Cedar Point Quilting Club and Lap Swimmers Club. She was also a driver for the American Cancer Society. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and helping out wherever needed.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews who considered her their “second mother and grandmother”: Roy David McCoy, Brent McCoy and Shawn McCoy of Granbury; Jerree Herrington and Lacy Gilley of Stephenville; Marla Vineyard of Bridgeport; Greg Herrington of Amarillo; and their spouses, children and grandchildren. Other nieces and nephews include Kathy Grimes of Burnett, Steve Grimes of Austin, Joe Grimes of Sulfur OK, Leslie Wooden of Chico CA, Allyson Miles of Lenexa KS, Debbie Alms of Brunsville MN, Bunny Steinmetz of Des Moines IA, Shelly and Barbara Blunt of Whitney.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, sister Marjy Ruth McCoy and her husband; brothers, J.M., Redus, and Bob Grimes, their wives, and one grandnephew Joseph Floyd (Joey) McCoy in 1996. A brother, Ulna Barton Grimes died as an infant.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to Cure SMA, 925 Busse Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Stephenville Funeral Home
    Address
    120 W. South Loop
    STEPHENVILLE, TX 76401
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  • Service

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    120 W. South Loop
    STEPHENVILLE, TX 76401
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  • Interment

    Location
    East Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    STEPHENVILLE, TX
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Posted at 03:45pm
Missy was a rare and beautiful lady. She was always there to help anyone in need. My sister, Faye Phears, was in the quilting club with her at Cedar Point and enjoyed her so much. After Faye's health declined and she had to go to assisted living Missy visited her many times. I am so grateful for her car and concern. She will be missed. May you all find peace in the Lord. Virginia Bills
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