Mary Ellon Cabaniss

March 25, 1932

March 5, 2016

Mary Ellon Cabaniss, 83, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 5, 2016. She was born March 25, 1932 in Simms, Texas to Montie Clyde and Gertie Mae (Smith) Gauntt. Mary enjoyed doing arts and crafts and was a long time member of the Reagor Springs Arts and Crafts Club. She especially enjoyed league bowling with her two daughters. She also loved spending time with her family and friends playing games. She was a beloved wife, loving mother and a friend to all who knew her.

Mary Ellon is survived by two daughters, Brenda Kay Walker and Belinda Kay Cabaniss; brother, Joseph Curtis Gauntt; sister, Melba Jean Spinks and her beloved pets, Heidi and Penny; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 54 years Robert Bruce Cabaniss; two sisters, Thelma Eloise Thompson and Dorothy Allene Nelson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in the Boze Mitchell McKibbin Chapel in Waxahachie with Mr. Walter Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow at the Garland Memorial Park in Garland, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, Mary Ellon’s family requests donations be made to the American Lung Association or the Ellis County SPCA.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home 511 West Main St., Waxahachie, Texas. 972-937-2211.