Mary Saxby, 76, of Bryan, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at St. Joseph Regional Health Care in Bryan. Her Life Tribute Service will be held at 2pm, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at St. Michael’s Academy Chapel, 2402 South College Ave, at the corner of South College and Williamson Drive. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.
Mary Jacqueline Prather was born to Ernest and Elizabeth Prather on May 11, 1939 in Pampa, Texas. She met the man who was her gift from God, David Harvey Saxby. They were married on August 7, 1955. She and David together raised five incredible children and who now live out their mother’s legacy. Mary was a dedicated wife who unselfishly followed the words of scripture regarding the virtuous wife. Mary provided unconditional love to her family and friends as they moved several times during the career of her husband David as a career soldier in the US Army. Mary was a passionate crochet artist and loved to laugh.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister and her brother.
Surviving Mary are her husband of 60 years, David Harvey Saxby; her sons and daughters-in-law Chris and Michelle Saxby, Scott and Angela Saxby; her daughters and sons-in-law Robin Lancaster and husband Dale, Sherry Saxby, Danine Jaster and husband John; her thirteen grandchildren and eighteen great-children with two on the way; her sister Neta Thompson, and numerous other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations maybe given to the American Lung Association.
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