Mary Ann Lambdin died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Houston Hospice in Houston. She was born on April 7, 1931 in Lorain, OH to Anna M. and Bill Wise. She graduated from Lorain High School and attended Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH.
Later, Mary Ann received her degree in Education from Lamar University in Beaumont after moving to Texas in 1960.

She taught in the elementary grades both in Port Arthur and Little Cypress schools. She was active in her church, Faith United Methodist Church, serving in many capacities. Other activities include AAUW/Orange, of which she served as president; chairman of the Red Cross Hospital Volunteers; and president of the United Methodist Women of the former Park Avenue United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Lutcher Theater Guild and a Docent at the Stark Museum of Art.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lambdin; son, Steven Lambdin; and brother, William Wise. Mary

Ann is survived by her daughter, Jeanne VanAntwerp of Austin; sister-in-law, Ange Wise of Monroeville, PA; nieces, Susan Walden, Katlin Walden of Kingwood, and Kate Lambdin of WV; nephews, William Wise, David Wise, Thomas Wise of Monroeville, James Wise of Hicksville, OH and William Lambdin of Finland.

Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Faith United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Faith United Methodist Church, 8608 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Orange, Texas 77632, or any animal humane society of your choice.