Mary Tidwell Henk

Mary Tidwell Henk

February 24, 1929 - June 10, 2018

Mary Tidwell Henk, of San Marcos, Texas, affectionately known as “Meemaw” and “Grandma”,  passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the age of 89. She was born on Feb. 24, 1929, in Austin Texas.

Mary was a teacher and her teaching career spanned over 40 years, educating students in Kyle, Seguin and San Marcos. She was an avid reader, loved history, and enjoyed traveling to historic places. She loved nature and enjoyed spending time on the family farm.  Mary’s grandchildren were the light of her life and she enjoyed spending time with them playing all kinds of games.

Mary and her late husband, Willie “Pawpaw Willie” Henk  were married in San Marcos, Texas on Dec. 28, 1950 and prior to his death in 2010, they enjoyed 60 years of marriage. 

She is also preceded in death by her mother, Agnes Tidwell, three sisters and two brothers.

She is survived by four sons, David W. Henk (Melanie) of New Braunfels, John C. Henk (Angie) of San Marcos, Jimmy S. Henk (Cheryl) of Sunnyvale, and Ronnie W. Henk (Joyce) of North Richland Hills, Texas; as well as 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends at Pennington Funeral Home, 6 to 7:30p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  

Mary’s life will be celebrated in the Pennington Memorial Chapel, 2 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2018, with Mr. Desi Henk officiating. Interment will follow at the San Marcos City Cemetery. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the San Marcos Education Foundation, for Teachers Scholarships, P.O. Box 671, San Marcos, Texas 78667,  or the San Marcos Public Library, 625 E Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666.

Family extends a very special thank you to their charming Claudia for her kind and compassionate care of their Momma.

Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311.

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