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Established 1948

Sherman Herald Democrat
October 23, 2009

SHERMAN - Graveside services for Mary Sue Daves were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Cedarlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home. Mrs. Daves passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009 at the Denison Manor at the age of 77. 
Mary was born on Sept. 14. 1932 in Nashville, Arkansas to the late John Henry May and Maudie (Stringer) May. She attended Oklahoma schools and married Lorn "Shorty" Daves on June 6, 1951 in Durant. They were married for more than 42 years when he passed away in August 1994. Mary was a devoted homemaker, mother, and grandmother. She loved her family and their times together. She was an avid reader and enjoyed dancing. She was a lifelong Baptist. 
Mrs. Daves is survived by daughter, Donna Wiggins and her husband Dave of Pottsboro; granddaughters, Paula Waw and husband Chris of Sherman, Lesa Winter and husband Bryan of Denison and Shannon Galligan and husband, Jared of Sachse; great-grandchildren, Angela Baze of Pottsboro, Brandon Taylor of Sherman, Adam and Emily Waw of Sherman, and Jocee McCullar of Denison; great-great-grandchildren, Nate Whitten of Denison and Grace Pearson of Pottsboro; sisters, Mozelle Osborne of Big Spring, and Judy Perryman of Pottsboro; and brothers, Bill May, John May, and Jack May, all of Kemp, Okla. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Novella Spence. 

Cedarlawn Cemetery
Elaine Nall Bay