Mary  Grace

Mary Grace

September 17, 1937 - March 28, 2022

Mary Anne Smith Grace, 84, went to be in the arms of Jesus on Monday, March 28, 2022 at her home in Denison, TX. Mary Anne was born on September 17, 1937, in Sherman, TX, the daughter of Ruth Bullock Smith and Carl Edwin Smith. She was raised in Denison, TX, and graduated from Denison High School in 1956 and from Draughon’s Business College in Dallas, TX, in 1957. Mary Anne moved back to Denison where she met her love, Edwin Grace. The night she met Edwin, she went home and told her mom “I’ve met the man I’m going to marry tonight.” They married on December 9, 1959, and raised four beautiful children. In 1971, they moved to Yuba, OK, where they lived for 37 years and were active members at Yuba Baptist Church and later, Kemp Baptist Church. In 2008, they moved back to Denison where they had been actively involved at her childhood church, Parkside Baptist.
Mary Anne loved to travel with her husband and together they toured all 50 states, in addition to Canada, Mexico, and her favorite was a trip to Israel ‘walking where Jesus walked’.
Mary Anne is survived by her husband, Edwin of nearly 63 years; her sons, Eddie Grace and wife, LeighAnn and Carl Grace, all of Durant, OK; her daughters, Dr. Terri Price and husband, Jeff of Lewisville, TX and Crystal Turner and husband, David of Southmayd, TX. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tiffany Cooper, Leslie Cooper, Misty Stubblefield and husband, Aaron, Dustin Doshier and Edlyn, Christopher Grace and wife, Kelli, Jacob Grace and wife, Tori, Benjamin Grace and wife, Callie, Dr. Kimberly Meredith and husband, Chris and Jordan Price. In addition, she is survived by five great grandsons and eight great granddaughters; her sister-in-law, Betty Smith; niece, Alicia Elliott and many great nieces and nephews.
Mary Anne was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Ruth Smith; sister, Betty Hatch; brothers, Jackie Smith and Jerry Smith and niece, Brenda Pickle.
Funeral services will be Friday, April 1, 2022 at Parkside Baptist Church in Denison, with visitation at 10:00 am, service at 11:00 am, followed by final interment at Rosewood Cemetery at Achille, OK, with Jerry Coffman officiating. Pallbearers will be Dustin Doshier, Jacob Grace, Benjamin Grace, Chris Meredith, Jordan Price and Jalon Griffith.

“I have been so blessed with a long life and a wonderful family that I have prayed for every day. I love you all always!” Mary Anne Grace

Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Moore Funeral Home.
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  • Denis Gray


    Sending all our love to Edwin and all the family at this time of Mary Anne’s passing. She is home now and for that we rejoice. She was a wonderful friend and sister in Christ. Many great memories of them on our Parkside trips. Will meet again on better shores I know. Denis and Nancy Gray



    We know Mary Anne Grace and her husband Edwin and their family for many years as my family is also from Yuba, Oklahoma and saw them in church in yuba as well as parkside. my parents as well as my grandparents knew them as well. She is home now and we will meet again.- Jon and Betsy Ellis

  • Jim and Terin


    Jim and Terin purchased the Divine Peace Bouquet for the family of Mary Anne Grace.

  • Kim Osborn


    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Mary Anne’s family at this time….She will be truly missed…..Cole, Kim and Nick Osborn~

  • Vickie Mitchell


    Mary Ann always had a smile on her face. She was so sweet and fun to be around. I’m sure her and momma have their heads together laughing about something. Prayers for precious Edwin, the kids and friends. She will be greatly missed.

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