Tommy Alice Daily
Tommy Alice Daily, 88, of Waco passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, in Bosqueville Cemetery, with the Rev. Jim Houser officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 7, at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr, Waco.
Tommy was born on June 22, 1925 in Waco to Drayton O. and Nana (Bongard) Lambert. She attended La Vega schools and graduated in 1942 as Valedictorian. After graduation, Tommy was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, and later worked for the Waco Tribune Herald. She married Cleo Thomas Daily on February 18, 1944, who preceded her in death on May 18, 1993.
Tommy was a member of the Bosqueville Baptist Church where she was involved in WMU, and enjoyed the fellowship of dear friends. She was famous for her "NeNaw" cookies, especially by her beloved grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her dear husband, Cleo; her parents; two brothers, Ollie and Gerald Lambert; and one sister, Susie Wilson.
Survivors include her two daughters, Donna Roberson and husband, Robert, of Hewitt, and Debbie Ballew and husband, Bob, of Waco; grandson, Brandon Mahoney and wife, Sara, of Arlington; two granddaughters, Michelle Apodaca and husband, John, of Denison, and Jessica Gola and husband, Anthony, of Taylor; five great-grandchildren, Joshua, McKenna, and Jacob Apodaca, as well as, Mark and Ally Mahoney; youngest brother, Conrad "Wick" Lambert and wife, Mary, of Shreveport, LA; one sister-in-law, Doreen Lambert of Elm Mott; and numerous other relatives and friends.
A special thank you goes out to the loving caregivers at West Assisted Living, Senior Care of Hewitt, and Providence Hospice.
Memorials in Tommy's honor may be made to the Central Texas Senior Ministry Meals on Wheels.
Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.
June 22, 1925 - January 4, 2014
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