Mary Lou Ray McCain, 84 of Denton, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2013. She was born on November 3, 1928 in Longview, Texas to Henry Grady Ray and Annie Lou Baxter Ray. She married Fred Noel McCain on July 22, 1949. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Benefit League. She graduated from NTSU with a Masters in Physical Education. She taught Physical Education prior to her becoming a successful Realtor in Denton for many years. She was President of the Denton Board of Realtors in 1974 and received Top Realtor in 1976. Mary loved to entertain and loved having friends and family to her home. She was an avid Mean Green fan. Mary and Fred loved to travel and spending time in Puerta Vallarta.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013 from 4:30-6:30 pm at DeBerry Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of DeBerry Funeral Directors with Rev. Victor Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Karen N. McCain-Otto and husband Steve; son, Ray Noel McCain and wife Jodi; grandson, Bradley Noel McCain; 7 nieces and nephews; and grand dog, Curly Lou Otto. She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred; and sister, Lila Francis Jordan.
A special thanks to the caretakers of Hospice Plus, Atria of Grapevine and Kind Companions for the loving care of our mother, meme, wife, aunt and friend.