Kathy McMahon

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Kathy McMahon, 59, of Waco, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010 at a local hospital. Funeral services will be 10AM Monday, May 31st at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stan Ortner officiating. Graveside services will be 10AM Wednesday, June 2nd at Evergreen East Cemetery in El Paso with Rev. Wes Phillips officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 6 PM Sunday, May 30th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Mrs. McMahon will be available for viewing Sunday and until service time on Monday. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

Kathy was born July 6, 1950 in El Paso to James Allen Stevenson and Ruby (Davis) Stevenson. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in El Paso in 1968. She married Joe Tom McMahon on May 17, 1969 in El Paso at Kemp St. Baptist Church. They moved to Waco in 1969. Kathy worked for Credit Bureau Services for a number of years. They moved to Sweetwater from 1974 to 1982. She worked for Lang Aycock Day Nursery in Sweetwater. In August of 1982, they returned to Waco and Kathy started work at TSTI and was employed by TSTC up until the time of her death. She was a former member of Chalk Bluff Baptist Church and Timbercrest Baptist Church, and was a current member of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church. She was a charter member of the Heart Of Texas Lions Club; prior to that, she was a member of the Bellmead Lioness Club.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Survivors include husband of 41 years, Joe Tom McMahon of Waco; mother, Ruby Stevenson of El Paso; brother, Barry Stevenson of El Paso; sister, Janice Stevenson of Quemado, NM; mother-in-law, Edna McMahon of Bremond; brother-in-law, Lee McMahon and wife, Brenda, of Buena Vista, CO; niece, Tracey Carwin of Loveland, CO; nephew, Justin McMahon of Colorado Springs, CO; and great nephew, Kamden Carwin.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Heart of Texas Lions Club members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Texas Lions Camp, 4100 San Antonio Hwy., Kerrville, TX 78028.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Aliceson, Kyle & Caleb Lueckemeyer

    Kathy will be greatly missed. We are praying for you, Joe Tom.

  2. Dear Joe Tom,
    thanks so much for the phone call today. I will miss Kathy’s sweetness and light in a world gone dark without her. Blessings to you and the family in this time of great sadness. Love and hugs, Anita

  3. Barbara Jean Luna

    Kathy was a beautiful woman with the voice of an Angel. I will remember her smile and happy spirit. I love you!

  4. I’m so sorry for your loss. Kathy was such a sweetheart. I really enjoyed knowing her at TSTC. May God bless you..

  5. Joe Tom,
    Even though we didn’t keep in touch the past years, I feel a personal loss. My heart hurts for you.
    Love,
    Carole

  6. J.O. Marla, Meredith and Michael

    Joe Tom
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you today and the days ahead. We were so blessed knowing Kathy and God so blessed you to be able to share life with such a beautiful and caring person. In days such as these we so don’t understand God’s blueprint for each of our lives;when he creates us and when he chooses to bring us home. You and Kathy always followed God’s will and His will continues.
    Always know Kathy is in His loving arms and you too will share those arms with her someday. We all love you!!

  7. God Bless you all. Faith will get you through anything.

  8. Jamie and Merle Gipe

    Joe Tom,

    We are so very,very sorry to learn of Kathy’s passing. The times when around Kathy she was so loving and supportive of you, as were you with her. My heart goes out to you – may the good Lord wrap you in His arms and provide the comfort that only He can. Merle and I will continue praying for you.

    Jamie Gipe

  9. Joe Tom,

    Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to you and you family during this difficult time. I hope knowing that your Christian brothers and sisters are in prayer for you brings some comfort.

  10. My Dearest Kathy,

    Thank you for 41 wonderful years together. As I think back, I remember the dreams we had as we listened to the Carpenters sing "We’ve only just begun". Even though we were not able to have children of our own, we helped raise a few like our niece and nephew, Tracey and Justin, the Arthur boys (Mike, Scott & Kyle) and Byran Rainey in Sweetwater. I was always very proud of you as my wife. Even though we will be apart on your birthday coming up, I will remember. I’m so glad that you are not in pain in any way. Until we meet again, I will always love you.

    Your Loving Husband,
    Joe

  11. Joe Tom…just wanted to let you know that Phil and I are
    really praying for you "for the peace which passes all understanding". May God grant you complete peace and we’re grateful we will see Kathy in Heaven. God bless you.

  12. Martin and Linda Heese

    Joe Tom,

    We are so sorry to hear about Kathy. She ws a wonderful person. You are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do for you please let us know. God has a beautiful angel with him now. Love,Martin and Linda Heese

  13. Dear Joe Tom:
    This is Matt from the Cracker Barrel. We will all miss her and her smiling face. she was a great lady and the rest of the staff send their thoughts and prayers to you and your family. I am sorry that we did not get to attend the services. You will always be at home withus.

  14. Melanie Peterson

    I have had the pleasure of working with Kathy the past 2 1/2 years at TSTC. She was always such a joy to speak with and ready and will be missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Dear Joe,
    It was an honor to meet you today and hear about your sweet wife. She sounded like an incredible lady, and I am deeply sorry for your loss.

    It is a blessing to know that you will both be together forever in heaven, and please know that I will be praying for you daily: that you can make it through each day strongly and with joy from God himself.

    Warm wishes,
    Patti

  16. Mr. McMahon,

    Your wife was such a sweet lady.

    praying for you,
    Sheila

  17. Joe Tom

    I was sorry to hear about your loss and wanted you to know I was thinking about you and your family during this difficult time. I will continue to lift you up in my prayers.

  18. I love you Aunt Kathy, you will forever be missed, but your memory will live with me for a lifetime. I am so blessed to have had the time with you, I will never forget the joy and love you have brought to my life.

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