Mary Alice Patton of Bellville, passed away on July 5, 2004 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born on November 15, 1943 in Kingsville to Walter Mack and Alice Sullivan Luckie. Mary Alice graduated from Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi. She was the mother of three children and he grandmother of eight grandchildren. She was a Navy wife for twenty years. She cared for her family during their travels from coast to coast, and the highlight of their military life was a three-year stay in Rota, Spain. She was most recently employed by the Defense Contract Management Agency Stewart and Stevenson Sealy. She is survived by her husband of forty years. Leroy Patton; daughter, Lucy Davis and her husband, Gary of Bellville; sons, Frank Patton and his wife, Sharon of Ft. Worth, Michael Patton of Lodl, California; brothers, Richard Luckie of San Antonio., Stephen T. Luckie of Hempstead, Raymond C. Luckie and his wife , Brenda of Austin; seven grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; granddaughter, Kayla Davis; sister-in-law, Susan Luckie; and nephew, Daniel Luckie. She loved her family and cared for them with great devotion. She was very proud of all of her children and delighted in her grandchildren. We will miss her warm smile, hearty laugh, strength of character and wonderful sense of humor. She touched our lives with her love. Though she has gone to be with her God, she will live on in the hearts of her family. Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2004 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel by the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Council of Women (CCW). Funeral Service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, 2004 at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel with Father Octavio Muguerza officiating. In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the American Cancer Society, c/o Verna Lois Deere, P.O. Box 501, Bellville, Texas 77418. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.
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