Mary N. Barrington

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On the early morning of January 31st, 2015, Mary passed away peacefully after her long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family in her home, as she had always wanted. Mary was 72 years young.

Mary was born in Glenwood, Georgia to I.D. and Quenell Waters. She was the oldest of 7 children. She started her family of 5 children in Florida and after meeting and marrying the love of her life, Jack, they moved to Texas in 1979. Mary loved her garden, arts & crafts, and traveling. She was especially proud of her 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and follower of Christ.

Mary was preceded in death by I.D. and Quenell Waters (parents), Jane Barnard (sister), Charles Waters (brother), Timothy Black (son), Issaiah Daniels (great-grandson), Jackie Barrington (husband).

Mary is survived by Regina and Eric Faulk (daughter and son-in-law), David Black (son), Melissa Van Parys (daughter) and Rich Rankin (future son-in-law), Samuel Van Parys (son), David and Hilda Waters (brother and sister-in-law), Barbara Alley (sister), Terry and Melba Waters (brother and sister-in-law), Susan Davis (sister). Grandchildren: Jessica and husband Sergio, Penny and husband Aaron, Eric and wife Carlene, William and wife Brittany, Nicole, David, Kevin, Kristin, Michael, and Kaylee. Great-Grandchildren: Bridget, Derrance, Trinity, Morgan, Zachary, Makenzey, Joshua, Savannah, Carlyanna, Lachlan, Benjamin, Rosabelle, Elliana.

Visitation will be Monday, February 2, 2015 from 6PM to 8PM at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, 10129 FM 1097 West-Willis, Texas 77318. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9AM followed by interment at Smith Memorial Park. Condolences may be left at


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10129 FM 1097 W
Willis, TX 77318
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Published on from Feb. 1 to Feb. 14, 2015