Margaret Ann Dockery

                    October 1, 1943  -  May 18, 2013


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Margaret Ann (Schoonover) Dockery, 69, of La Grange, Texas, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Austin Heart Hospital.

Margaret was born in Bryan, Texas on October 1, 1943, the daughter of the late L.D. and Rosie (Winslow) Schoonover. She married Calvin Dockery on November 17, 1962 in Bryan, Texas.

She worked as an Assistant Librarian at Texas A&M University in Bryan-College Station. After moving to La Grange, she was the owner of Western Auto for seven years. She continued her career as Manager of River Valley Motor Inn and then as Secretary for J. P. 1 until her retirement.

Margaret was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, life member of the Optimist Club where she was currently the Secretary/Treasurer, and was a member of Ladies’ Aid at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Calvin Dockery; daughter, Amy Dockery-Greene and husband, William, of Frisco, Texas; son, David Dockery and wife, Melissa, of La Grange, Texas; three sisters: Reba Foursha and husband, Anthony, of Bullard, Texas; Darlene Perkins of Bryan, Texas; Marilyn Monigold and husband, Bill, of Bryan, Texas; two brothers: Calvin Schoonover and wife, Bonnie, of College Station, Texas; Leslie Schoonover of Euless, Texas; six grandchildren: Amanda Nicole Dockery and Fiancé, Saxon Dittert; Ryan Michael Dockery and Fiancée, Carlee Smith; Tyler Aaron Dockery; Audrey Catherine Donarumo; Michael Austin Greene and Liam Ethan Greene; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Imogene Sisco; two brothers: Alvin Earl Schoonover and William Joel Schoonover; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mabel M. Dockery and Johnny J. Dockery.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 20, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 600 FM 1482, Warda, Texas, at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Burial will follow at La Grange City Cemetery.





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Born: October 1, 1943

Place of Birth: Bryan, TX

Death: May 18, 2013

Place of Death: Austin, TX


Memorial donations may be made to:
American Diabetes Association, P O Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 69, Warda, TX 78960

This memorial provided by:
Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home
La Grange, TX