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Mary B. Nash
E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary

Mary B. NashMary B. Nash, 77 received her reward of eternal rest on Saturday, February 16, 2008 at her residence.

Mary was born to the late Primus and Limmie Bowie Crockett on January 24, 1931, in Wiergate, Texas. She attended Maddox High School in Wiergate, Texas. She became a Christian at a very young age and united with the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Kirbyville, TX. She later moved to Galveston, where she united with the Shiloh AME Church where she worked diligently. She later became a member of the Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church. Mary was a loving and caring person who was very devoted and generous to her family.

Mrs. Nash was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 47 years, Houston Nash; son, Williams James Nash; brothers, James Crockett; John David Crockett, and Robert Crockett; sisters, Pearl Crockett, Esther Shankle, Emma Lee Tyler, and Lee Edna Crockett; nephews, James E. Kelly, and niece, Carolyn Ann Crockett.

Mrs. Nash leaves to cherish memories two sisters, Justine Young, and Johanna Shankle (Ceauthary); sisters in law, Patricia Crockett; Earnestine Crockett; Lucy Mae McClelland; Dorothy Preston, Jacqueline Dorsey; Geraldine Irving; Charlene Johnson; nephews, Donald Tyler, Ronald Tyler; Willie Shankle, Jr.; Bruce Shankle; Charles Crockett, and Kenneth Young; nieces, Diane Bennett, Brenda Tyler; Diane Thompson; Gaylean Binkley; Michelle Crockett; Catherine Crockett; Terrie Brown; Phyllis Bennett; Olivia Chavez; Lisa Jackson; Patricia Woodley, and Katina Young; great nephew Adrian Crockett; great niece, Rose Marie Bennett; other great and great great nephews and nieces; other relatives and friends.
 
Visitation will begin at 10AM on Wednesday, February 20, 2008, followed by a service celebrating her life at 11:00 AM at the Sunlight Baptist Church (35th & Broadway) with Pastor A.C. Tryon officiating. She will be laid to rest in Lakeview Cemetery.

Special thanks are extended to Devita Dialysis staff for their generous care and the Island Transit drivers who transported Mary B. each week.



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