Mary Lou Louise Daughtrey

Monday, August 27, 2018

Services for Mary Lou Louise Daughtrey, 75, of Tyler, TX will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1515 South Loop 256, Palestine, TX 75801with Pastor David L. Adler officiating. Private entombment will follow at Rose Hill Mausoleum in Tyler under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. Daughtrey passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Tyler. She was born September 2, 1942 in Blackburn, MO to Arthur “Shorty” Hartwig and Mary Bernice Hartwig.

Mary Lou was a member of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church and was the treasurer for 10 years. She held the position of secretary with the Smith County Republican party for 20 years. She was a member of Smith County Republican Women’s Club. She was honored as Texas Republican Party, Senate District 1, Volunteer of the Year.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Merle Arthur Hartwig. She is survived by her loving family including her husband, Gilbert F. Daughtrey of Tyler; son, Shawn B. Daughtrey of Tyler; sisters, Genny Champion and husband Ben and Bernice Alpers all of Odessa, MO; Brother, David Hartwig of Marshall, MO; sister-in-law, Julia Holland of Bates City, Mo; nieces, Margaret Holland of Odessa, MO, Tegan McMahon of Independence, MO, Dianna Holland of Lenexa, KS, Rachel Cox of Lee’s Summit, MO, Joyce Farnham of Independence, MO; nephew, Mike Rector of Bel Air, MD; sister-in-law, Marcia Daughtrey; nieces, Dr. Hope Short and husband Jack and Amy Daughtrey, great-nephews, Andrew Short and John Short all of Tyler.

Pallbearers will be Jim Broad, Burl Gruetzner, Devin Jackson, James Taylor, Paul Tugwell and Steve Unk. Honorary pallbearers will be Shawn Daughtrey, David Hartwig, Andrew Short, Jack Short and John Short.

Visitation is scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church.

If desired, memorials may be made to Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1515 South Loop 256, Palestine, TX 75801.