Mary E. Hawbaker


Mary E. Hawbaker of Granbury, 91, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Granbury.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wiley Funeral Home.

Service: A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Long Creek Baptist Church.

Memorials: Long Creek Baptist Church “Kitchen Fund.”

Mrs. Hawbaker was born May, 2, 1921, in Fort Worth, to Calvin D. Dickson and Mary Edith Oglesby Dickson. She married Richard Hawbaker, May 4, 1940, in Fort Worth and he preceded her in death on July 25, 1998.

Mary was a member of the Long Creek Baptist Church. She loved to read and she wrote many wonderful poems in her lifetime. She was an avid cat lover, gardener and homemaker. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: Daughter, Phyllis Dickerson and husband, Howard; grandchildren, Brandon Dickerson, April Byrd and husband, Geoffrey; sister, Martha Bretz; one niece and one nephew.