Obituary of Mary Cleveland Shankin
- Obituary of Mary Cleveland Shankin
Victoria Advocate Online
3 Dec 2003
Mary E. Shanklin
December 3, 2003
GONZALES - Mary Edith Shanklin, 103, of Gonzales, died Tuesday, Dec.
She was born Oct. 8, 1900, in Gonzales, to the late William Jackson
and Euphemia Kucharczyk Cleveland. She was a teacher and later worked
for Blossom Freidman, Richard Knight, and Gindlers. She was a member
of Daughters of the Republic of Texas and St. James Catholic Church.
Survivors: son, Ray Douglas Shanklin of Miami; six grandchildren; and
Preceded in death by: husband, Abner Ray Shanklin; daughter, Frances
Ince Erdman; and brothers, Louis Cleveland, William E. Cleveland, and
Joseph J. Cleveland.
The family will receive visitors 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Seydler-Hill
Funeral Home chapel.
A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home chapel.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. James Catholic Church, the
Rev. Martin Leopold and Leonard Shanklin officiating.
Burial will be at Gonzales City Cemetery. Seydler-Hill Funeral Home,
Memorials: St. James Catholic Church of Gonzales.