Mary Louise Mackey, 60, passed away April 27, 2019 at her home in Mineral Wells following a valiant battle with cancer. 

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3712 S. Hwy 281 in Mineral Wells. 

She was born Oct. 8, 1958 in Stephens County. She was the eldest child of Bob and

Dorothy Mackey. She was a devoted witness to Jehovah since her baptism on Jan. 25, 1992.

Mary graduated from Tarleton State University in May 1988 and was a teacher for 27 years. Her love of teaching children never dwindled. She loved to reminisce about her students from

Brownwood ISD and the 'Radical Ropers' jump rope team program she created. She loved playing basketball. Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter, Jessica Walker; Gran to Koen and Stanton Claire; sister to Jeanie Welch, Mike Mackey, and Jackie Hornback; and aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.