November 4, 1935 ~ January 8, 2009
Mary Margaret Daughety LINDENMary M. Daughety, 73, of Linden, died Thursday, January 8, 2009, in Beacon Hospice: Margarets House, Longview, Texas. Services will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, January 12, 2009, at First Baptist Church of Linden with Pastor Jackie Stanfield and Reverend Jake Morphew officiating. Burial in Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation will be from 6 to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 11, 2009. Born November 4, 1935 in Linden to W.S. and Willie Ruth Nelson Daughety. Educated at North Texas State University in Denton, undergraduate and Masters Degree in Education. She was a first grade school teacher in Longview for 4 years; three years as a civilian teacher for Air Force in Newfoundland, England, and France; Richardson ISD for twenty-three years. She received the Ross Perot Excellence in Teaching Award; recently awarded 2008 Citizen of the Year for the City of Linden; member of the Cass County Retired School Employees Association and longtime member of First Baptist Church in Linden. She is survived by a brother, Dr. Jewel S. Daughety and wife, Rose, Richardson, Texas; sister, Betty Radford and husband, Dr. Lee Radford, Dallas; nieces, Susan Radford, Plano; Anne Daughety Dethrow and husband, Brian, Dallas; Lisa Radford Fearing and husband, Kirk, Nacogdoches; nephews, Michael Radford and wife Maria Elena, Dallas; John Nelson Daughety and wife, Carly, Dallas; special friend, Betty Singleton, Linden; cousins, Charles Nelson and wife, Judy; Louis Goddard and wife, Lucille; Jo Cates; Pauline Gregory; and Frances Wolfe; numerous great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Pallbearers will be Michael Radford, John Daughety, Kirk Fearing, Brian Dethrow, Dr. Bob Graves and Bob Ford. Honorary pallbearers include Jake Morphew, Joe Wells Lovelace, H.L. Foster, Thomas Ford, Lawrence Coyne, and Rick McMinn and Rodney Love. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 179, Linden, TX 75563; Cass County Retired School Employees Association (CCRSEA), P.O. Box 1462, Linden, TX 75563; Linden Senior Citizen Account, First National Bank of Linden, P.O. 546, Linden, TX 75563; or Linden Cemetery Association P.O. Box 863, Linden, TX 75563. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com.