Mary Jane Thaggard

On May 15, 2020 Mary Jane Thaggard passed away peacefully at her home.  She was 81 years old and lived a full and long life.

Service Information: Memorial Service for Mary Jane Thaggard will be held at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship on Monday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m., 6328 North Gholson Road Waco, Texas 76705. Burial will follow at Moore Cemetery in Chaulk Bluff. Due to Covid-19 Social distancing and current seating capacity will be observed.

Mary was born in Menominee, Michigan and called Waco, her home for her last 27 years after living many years in San Diego, California. She was a founding member of New Beginnings Christian Fellowship. Mary was a loving wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She always provided support and love for her family. When she and Tom married people that knew them said they would not last a year. Instead, they shared 43 years, 11 months, and 2 days together.

Mary was preceded in death by her oldest son, Bruce Beyersdorf. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Thaggard; 3 daughters and their husbands, Brenda and David Powell, Barbara and Stephen Bass and Beth and Charles Howard;son Howard Thaggard; 15 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Judy Williams

    So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you in the coming days and days following the service. I will be praying for the family.

    • Donna Elliott

      Beth , I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She is in a much better place. God bless you and your family.

  2. Sammie Williams Hemphill

    Thomas, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. Love you

  3. Tom, just tried to call you but of course, did not get you. Can’t believe what I just read!!! My thoughts and prayers are with you and the children and their families.

  4. Michelle Thiebaud

    This breaks my heart, Mary was always so sweet to me when I was a child.

  5. Lynetta Rickard

    Beth and family
    So sorry to hear your Mom left you so soon.
    My prayers are with you’ll

    Lynetta

  6. Diane Trainer

    Beth I’m so sorry to hear of this. Sorry for the loss of
    Your Mom prayers to you and your family.

  7. Kathy Schroeder

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

  8. Donna Elliott

    Beth , I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She is in a much better place. God bless you and your family.

  9. Shannon Smith

    Beth my heart brakes for you and the family. She will be so missed. I’m so glad you all have years to enjoy time together. But she will always be with you and saving a seat for us in Heaven. Love you Guys.

  10. Scott Thaggard

    Sorry for your loss Uncle Tom. We will keep you all in our prayers.

  11. Eva Greenup (Pridemore)

    Beth I’m so sorry, it’s hard when our Mom’s are gone. I still miss mine every day but knowing she’s in Heaven makes my heart happy. Praying for Gods arms to comfort you and your family.

  12. Cynthia Woolf

    Beth your mom blessed so many people with her faith and kindness.
    She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, Praying that you’ll find comfort in your memories of her and in the knowledge that others are missing her, too.”

  13. Debbie Pirelo

    Love and Prayers to you Beth and your family! She was wonderful Christian woman!❤️

  14. Mike n Sandy Casey

    So so sorry for your loss. She was beautiful inside n out. I will miss her. Prayers n condolences to all the family.

  15. Phyllis Carter

    Dub and I want to express our sincere sympathy to all the family. Mary was our neighbor for many years and we will miss her always smiling face.
    Sending prayers to all of you during this most difficult time. We know you are treasuring your fondest memories and behind the tears you can find a smile to get you through each day.
    Dub and Phyllis Carter

  16. Nancy and Mark Lawler

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother Brenda and David Powell.

  17. Shannon Gould

    Cullen and I have you and your family in out deepest prayers. We are so sorry for your loss! We love you and miss yall. We are always here if you need anything.
    Cullen & Shannon Gould

  18. So sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. Dub and Phyllis Carter

    Phyllis and I want to express our sincere sympathy to all the family. Mary was our neighbor for many years and we will miss her always smiling face.
    Sending prayers to all of you during this most difficult time. We know you are treasuring you’re fondest memory and behind the tears you can find a smile to get you through each day.
    Dub and Phyllis Carter

  20. Lee Ann Germany

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Tom.
    Lee Ann Germany

  21. Emily & Randal

    We are SO SORRY to hear this!! Beth, you are loved by us and many others! Our hearts ache for you & your family! At least you have comfort knowing where Mary is now❤️??

  22. Mary thaggard

    Beth ,Summer and Family ,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Mothers and Gandmothers are very precious and hard to lose. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    The Markum Family ❤️

  23. Arch and Susan Ratliff

    Tom: Susan and I want to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.. our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone. Please don’t hesitate to call on us if you need us.

    Arch & Susan Ratliff

  24. Danny Tomlinson

    All of us at Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice wish to extend our most sincere condolences to Mr. Thaggard and family upon the death of Mary. Thank you for the honor and privilege of being a part of your lives during her last days on earth. We rejoice that she is now with her Lord and Savior, at peace an experiencing great joy. May you hold and share many wonderful memories of this well-lived life. May you know God’s wonderful peace and comfort in the days ahead.
    Chaplain Danny Tomlinson

  25. chery N/A bailey

    Oh Beth, I’m so sorry you have to go through this! But thank the Lord for His goodness it’s only temporary. And then you’ll be with her for all eternity. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you much. Chery Bailey

  26. Rebekah, thanks for sharing some of your special memories of your grandmother with me. I have enjoyed listening to you tell stories about your grandparents since we started working together in Waco. God will continue to use you to provide special blessings to your grandfather and family in the days ahead.

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