|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1913|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2007|
Marjorie Louise Allred Bains, 93, of Baytown, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2007.
She was born on December 6, 1913 on a farm in the Pleasant Hill Community near Rogers, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Francis Frederick and Myrtle Rodecape Allred. She attended Rogers High School and later graduated from the University of Arkansas majoring in math and English. While at Arkansas she was president of the women's dormitory Carnall Hall, named the Outstanding Junior Woman Student, was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon and Kappa Delta Pi honorary groups, and was elected to Who's Who. She also served as first vice president of the 1936 senior class.
She taught school for two years in Bentonville High School in Bentonville, Arkansas, before moving to Baytown, Texas, where she taught for 38 years in the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District at Baytown Junior High and Cedar Bayou Junior High. She resided in Baytown 68 years.
In 1944 she married Robert Reese Bains, Jr. Both were active members of First Baptist Church of Baytown. Marjorie was a lifetime member of the Wooster Garden Club, a member of the American Association of University Women, and Retired Teachers Association. She will be remembered for her strong faith, passion for teaching, quick wit, and love for family. Some of her favorite pastimes were needlework, completing crossword puzzles, and reciting recitations.
Marjorie was predeceased by six of her brothers and sisters.
In death she has joined her beloved husband of 38 years, Robert Reese Bains Jr. She is survived by two children, Linda Bains Hathaway and husband Thomas Lloyd Hathaway of Baytown; Robert Reese Bains III of Houston. Other survivors include grandchildren, Kenneth Reese Hathaway and wife Sherri Gillum Hathaway of Toronto, Canada; Kelsey Bains Hathaway Bierman and husband Chris William Bierman of League City; great grandchildren, Reese Christian and Grace Hudson Hathaway; Allison Elizabeth and Emily Catherine Bierman; brother, Fredric H. Allred and his wife Kathy of Bella Vista, Arkansas; and many other loving relatives and friends.
The family is extremely grateful for the devoted care and kindness shown by care givers Theresa Ross, Virginia Neptune, Veda Small, Wendy Pierre, and Betty Geters. We would also like to thank the nurses at Regency Hospice.
Friends are invited to visitation with the family from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at Navarre Funeral Home followed by a celebration of life service at 10:00 a.m. officiated by Reverend Roy Parker. Interment will be held at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston after the services.
Forest Park Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 21, 2007
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Added: Feb. 21, 2007