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Mary Alice Mace (Merrell)

Birthplace: Lancaster, Dallas, TX, United States
Death: June 05, 1990 (91)
Arlington, Tarrant, TX, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Adolphus Alexander Merrell and Addie May Merrell
Wife of John Howard " Happy" Mace
Sister of Margaret May Jones; Henry Adolphus Merrell; Synthia Serena Rena Renie Avery; Clara Christina May Blakley and Robert William Merrell

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About Mary Alice Mace

Mary Alice Merrell (daughter of Robert A. Merrell and Addie May Johnson) was born February 15, 1899 in Lancaster, Dallas Co., TX, and died June 05, 1990 in Arlington, Tarrant Co., TX, Mont Meta Cem., San Benito, Tx. She married John Howard " Happy" Mace on April 15, 1920 in Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX, son of James Curtis Mace and Addie Mae Howard.

Notes for Mary Alice Merrell:

A very fine, hard working Christian woman. She loved doing for others, fishing, gardening, and crocheting pretty things. Mom had a hard life growing up as her father was a nomad. Lynn paid her a great tribute when he said, "Mama was the best help Daddy had!" That could not be truer. She could be loving and gentle with a child and tough as nails while working in the fields alongside Daddy Mace. Mom picked me for a daughter-in-law long before I ever really met Lynn. She would see me at church and tell me everything Lynn said or did. Then she would tell Lynn everything I said and did. One Sunday she invited me over for dinner after church without checking with Lynn on his plans for the day. He had other plans that included another girl, but he still brought me home with him and then rushed me home as soon as dinner was over. I was crushed. Nellie Mace--her daughter-in-law. Mary Alice and her brother, Robert William Merrell were the only surviving charter members of the First Baptist Church in Rio Hondo, Texas when the church celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 1989 and were honored during the anniversary activities. Mom loved to fish. She could be so sick that she should have gone to the doctor but would go fishing and she was cured of whatever was ailing her at the time.

More About Mary Alice Merrell and John Howard " Happy" Mace: Fact 1: 1914, Charter members of 1st Baptist Church, Rio Hondo, TX.. Marriage: April 15, 1920, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX.

Children of Mary Alice Merrell and John Howard " Happy" Mace are: +Robert Curtis Mace. +James William Mace, b. July 01, 1923, Rio Hondo Cameron Co Tx, d. April 07, 1998, Mountain City Georgia buried in Hiawassee Ga. +Alice Louise Mace. +Margaret Modina Mace. +Lynn Howard Mace. +John Edwin Mace.

Mary Alice Mace (born Merrell) MyHeritage family trees pillmore mitchell family tree in Pillmore Web Site, managed by Kristy Pillmore (Contact) Birth: Feb 15 1899 Death: June 5 1990 - San Benito, Cameron Co., Texas Parents: Robert Adolphus Merrell, Addie May Merrell (born Johnson) Siblings: Margaret May Jones (born Merrell), Henry Adolphus Merrell, Serena Synthia Avery (born Merrell), Clara Christina Merrell, Robert William Merrell, Helen Ann Herrington (born Merrell) Husband: John Howard Mace Children: James William Mace, Lynn Howard Mace, <Private> Mace, <Private> Mace, <Private> Mace, <Private> Mace

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Mary Alice Mace's Timeline

February 15, 1899
Lancaster, Dallas, TX, United States
June 5, 1990
Age 91
Arlington, Tarrant, TX, United States