Mary Nell Furrer

April 5, 1928 - Nov. 1, 2017

Mary Nell (Little) Furrer, 89, went home to be with the Lord, November 1, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation and service will be held beginning at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 4, at Lake Shore Church of Christ, 2800 West Lake Shore Drive, in Waco, where family and friends will gather for visitation from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., with a service to begin at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, with pallbearers, Pat Wilkinson, Bubba Wilkinson, Lester Wilkinson, Scott Wilkinson, Steve White and Steve Beatty. Honorary pallbearers are, Bert Hernandez, Peter Kultgen, Edward Kultgen, Paul Christopher, Lynn Gibson, Tommy Murphy, Jack Palmer and David Kast.

Mary was born, April 5, 1928 in Hillsboro, to the late, Bob and Ruth Little. Mary spent her life enjoying being a Mom and Mamaw. She was a longtime active member of Lake Shore Church of Christ, and enjoyed being a part of Ladies Bible Study Groups, Vacation Bible School and assisting in the church kitchen when needed. Mary was an excellent cook, her chicken and dumplings and her pies will be truly missed by family and friends. She was always the first to sign up to deliver a good home cooked meal to anyone in need. Mary married the love of her life, Charley Furrer February 19, 1953. They moved to the Waco area in 1954 and to the Gholson area in 1987. Mary always enjoyed looking out her kitchen windows, to see the field of wildflowers and bluebonnets. She as well always had numerous hummingbird feeders that attracted many beautiful birds. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jack Little; and one brother-in-law, George Wilkinson.

Mary leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 64 and ½ years, Charley Furrer; three children, Bill Furrer and wife, Gloria, of Hewitt, Donna Vincent and husband, Mike, of Gholson, and Vicki Mason and husband, Rodney, of McKinney; her five grandchildren, Kelli Browder and husband, Brandon, Kyle Furrer and wife, Jennifer, Amber Moenning and husband, Cody, Evan Coleman and husband, Austin, and Kara Groneman and husband, Chris; nine great-grandchildren, Bailey, Brayden, Daylan and Kylie Browder, Avery and Will Furrer, Zoey and Zane Coleman, and Kaisley Moenning to arrive in January; one sister, Patsy Wilkinson; stepdaughter, SuZann Kettner and husband, Charles; two step-grandchildren, Bill Kettner and Sarah Hearn and husband, Matt; three step-great-grandchildren, Charles, Josephine, and William Hearn; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.

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