Mary Jane (Phillips) Kerby, 89, of Gun Barrel City, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at a Corsicana retirement home.
Mary Jane was born Sept. 23, 1923, in Gridley, Kan., to Roy and Melva (Hines) Phillips. She was raised in Kansas and moved to San Diego, Calif., in 1941 following graduation from business college in Topeka. She worked for Consolidated Aircraft where she met her husband, William C. “Bill” Kerby. They moved to Texas in 1946 following World War II. Bill and Mary Jane settled on a family farm where they farmed and raised their two daughters. She was a retired bank teller having worked at banks in Dawson and Hubbard. Following retirement, she and Bill moved to Cedar Creek Lake where they enjoyed over 20 years on the lake.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Bill Kerby, in 2006.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Baldwin and husband James of Thornton, and Debye Woodall and husband Ronnie of Dawson; a sister, Jean Robinson and husband Mack of Arizona; grandsons, Justin Woodall and wife Tracy, and Kerby Montgomery and wife Jolene; step-grandson, Jimmy Baldwin and wife Lori; granddaughters, Brandi Williams and husband Jeremy, and Molli Montgomery and husband Jimmy Owens; step-granddaughter, Kristi Watson; great-grandchildren, Cooper, Cain and Ella Williams, and Reagan, Payton and Beau Woodall; step-grandchildren, Emily and Kade Watson, Ty and Trace Baldwin, Jaci Lowe and Brynn Owens; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members and a host of wonderful friends.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Wade Funeral Home in Hubbard.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Dawson Cemetery with Chaplain Dan Rogers officiating.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Woodall, Justin Woodall, Kerby Montgomery, Jeremy Williams, James Baldwin and Jimmy Owens.
An online guest book is available at www.wadefuneralhome.net by selecting the Mary Jane Kerby obituary.
Arrangements under the direction of Wade Funeral Home, Hubbard.
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