Mary Jo French
March 7, 1936 - August 10, 2017
Mary Jo French, 81, of Waco, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 14, with Pastor Edmund Castro officiating at Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum, with visitation from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, August 13, at the Mausoleum Chapel at Waco Memorial Park.
Mary Jo attended Waco public schools and retired from La Vega ISD after 25 years of service. She married her childhood sweetheart, Sammy French who preceded her in death.
She lived a full and happy life. Her love of God, family and her little dog Missy were the focus of her life.
Survivors are three children, Debbie Hennig and husband, Steve, Lanny French and wife, Sally, Darbie Batey and husband, David; grandchildren, Clint Adams and wife, Cheryl, Amy Hill and husband, Rodney, Jake French and wife, Ashley, Lauren Gottwald and fiancé, Brad Romine, Mike Hennig and wife, Sara, Melissa Jaster and husband, J.D., Matthew Hennig and wife, Arianna. Survived by one great-great-grandchild and seven great-grandchildren; sister, Hazel Propp and husband, Elmer; and brother, Truett Thompson.
Preceded in death by her father and mother, Julia Rachel Thompson and Luther Eugene Thompson; sisters, Lillian Thompson, Tiny Bashara, and Dorothy Thompson.
Bearers of the casket will be; Rodney Hill, Jake French, Brad Romine, Clint Adams, Colton Adams, Ethan Hill and Corbin Adams.