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2010-09-02 / Obituaries

Delores Shivers McRee

April 7, 2010 - August 28, 2010

Delores passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2010 at the Kruse Village in Brenham, Texas.

Delores Shivers McRee was born on April 7, 1918 at Boyle, Mississippi to Ernest E. Shiver Sr. and Beulah F. (Boyer) Shivers. She attended the University of Oklahoma and received her Teaching Certificate from the University of Texas in Austin. She taught briefly at the Biehle School in Lee County, Texas. Delores was united in marriage to Dan Browder McRee on April 15, 1939 in Lee County, Texas. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in San Angelo and the Lexington United Methodist Church, a charter member of the Senesa Garden Club in San Angelo and a member of the Eastern Star and the Daughters of the Nile. Delores enjoyed traveling and had visited many places all over the world. She was also a master bridge player.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Gerald Shivers and Ernest Shivers Jr. and a sister, Elsie Ernastine Shivers.

Delores is survived by her son, Leo E. McRee & wife, Gwen of San Antonio; two daughters, Nancy Lodes & husband, Bob of San Antonio and Pat Rao & husband, Bob of Lexington; grandchildren, Leo E. McRee Jr. of San Antonio, Pam McKenna & husband, Louis of Dallas, Peggy Carper & husband, Bill of Humble, Polly Pascual & husband, Paul of Dallas, Stefanie Mann & husband, Jimmy of Baytown, Christie Campbell & husband, Omer of Baytown and Pennie Johnson & husband, Todd of League City; great grandchildren, Ashley & Merrideth McKenna of Dallas, Taylor & Grant Carper of Humble, Christopher Mann of Baytown, Shelbie Campbell of Baytown and Jaclyn & Olivia Johnson of League City; two sisters, Ingomar McNeil of St. Petersburg, FL and Imogene Martin of Davis, OK and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Delores McRee, 92 of Brenham, Texas and formerly of San Angelo, Texas, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at the Lexington United Methodist Church in Lexington, Texas with Rev. Lance Richards officiating. Burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Lexington United Methodist Church or the charity of choice.

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