The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

March 18, 2014

Mary Ozella Mudd

Palestine Herald-Press

— Mary Ozella Mudd was born June 15,1920, in Gonzales, Texas. She lived in many places throughout Texas during her lifetime but spent her final years in Palestine.

Mrs. Mudd occupied her time raising her two children and helping others. She was a very caring woman. Mrs. Mudd went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 14, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Martin Mudd; and daughter, Mary Ann Mudd.

She is survived by her sister, Joyce Adams; daughter, Kathyren (Frank) Ryle; son, Roy (Reva) Mudd; grandchildren Sandra (Terry) Roach, Davis (Debbie) Ryle, Joe Ryle, Josh (Qwa) Mudd; great-grandchildren, Karen Austin, Andrew and Justin Ryle, Holly and Heston Ryle, Leslie and Emalee Mudd; great-great-grandchildren, Jordan and Kaden Fowler; and numerous other nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 17, 2014, at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home and Cemetery in Houston, Texas. She was laid to rest in Earthman Resthaven Cemetary beside her beloved husband.

In leau of flowers family asks that donations be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Girlstown, USA. Donations can be sent to 611 SW 10th Avenue, Amarillo, Texas, 79101 or made through the website This was a favorite charity of Mrs. Mudd and she made donations to it every year for much of her life.