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Mary Elizabeth Birks died June 9, 2012, at the age of 75. She was born in Stanton, Texas, to Leonard and Sallie White.
She is survived by her loving family, including her son, Michael McGann Sambogna and partner Ron Watterson; daughter, Nancy Shoults and husband Mike and their children, Erin Elizabeth, Michael David and Hannah Ann Shoults; daughter, Patricia Hardiman and husband Mike and their daughters, Whitley Elizabeth Esteban, Samantha Ann Esteban and Lilli Grace Hardiman; son, Felix Sambogna and wife Karen and their children, Jordan Elizabeth and Ryan Dominic Sambogna.
She is also survived by her brother, Leonard J. White, her sister, Bobbie White Burchett and their families, as well as many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by siblings, Lloyd White, â€śRedâ€ť William Howell White, Stanton White, Marie White, Lily Mae White and Johnnie Ruth White Kemper.
A celebration of Mary's life for friends and family was held Thursday, June 14 at the Destin Bay House, 127 Calhoun Ave. from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. A graveside committal service will be held at noon Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton, Texas.
Grandmama Mary, we love you, you know.
Arrangements under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com