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Mary Wallace Presswood, age 84, of Dallas, Texas, passed away peacefully Friday, October 14, 2016, at the home of her only surviving daughter, Roseanna McGill. Mary was born March 10, 1932 in Livingston, Texas to Herbert and Winnie (Gibson) McWhorter. She grew up in Athens, Texas where she met and married Bart Wallace in 1949. They had two daughters, Roseanna Wallace McGill and Sally Wallace. Mary and Bart owned and operated Wallace Floor Covering in Athens. After Bart passed away at the age of 55, Mary continued to operate the business until 1978 when she married Kelly Presswood. They then moved to Texarkana, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Presswood; daughter, Sally Wallace; father, Herbert McWhorter; mother, Winnie Seibt; and brother, Bill Seibt. Mary is survived by her daughter, Roseanna McGill and her husband, Tom Fehily; granddaughter, Dawn Robinson and her husband, Chris; great-grandson, Tyler Robinson; great-granddaughter, Reagan Robinson; sister, Lynda Craig and her husband, John; brother, Jerry McWhorter and his wife, Laura; step-son, Steve Presswood; and two step-daughters, Pam Lott and her husband, Tom and Gail Willis and her husband, Frank. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Oaklawn Memorial Park, 3100 F.M. 317, Athens, Texas 75752.
Published on October 17, 2016
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