Mary Matthys (Krocker)
Mary Jo Matthys, 86, passed away at her home on Monday June 25, 2018. Funeral services will be 10 am Thursday June 28, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2000 Clay St., Waco, with Reverend Peter Kolb officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors from 5-7 pm Wed. June 27, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr., Waco.
Mary Jo was born January 21, 1932 in Waco to A.G. and Mary (Wunderlick) Krocker. She married Truman Matthys on June 17, 1950 and they were blessed with three children.
Her huge heart, sweet little snaggle toothed grin and twinkly eyes will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four sisters, and one brother.
Mary Jo is survived by her daughters, Kathy Sanders and husband Mark of North Padre Island, Linda Turnbough and husband Ronnie of Chalk Bluff; and son, Lawrence Matthys and wife Diane of Hewitt as well as 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2000 Clay St., Waco, Texas 76706.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Sanders, Nathan Turnbough, Andrew Turnbough, Glenn Zgabay, Kevin Lentz, Donnie Savage, Phillip Savage, and Andres Ramos. Honorary Bearers will be Charles Matthys, Don Price, and Wayne Sovey.