Mary C. Rawls of Bridge City, passed away on April 4, 2009.

Funeral services were April 6 from Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with the Rev. David Green. Burial will take place in Porter, Okla., at a later date.
Mary was born in Sallisaw, Okla., in 1917. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mattie and Guy Ridenhour; seven brothers and sisters; first husband, James Privet; and husband of 24 years, Grady Rawls.

She was an avid cook and gardener, enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, and spending time with her grandchildren; and was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church.

Mary is survived by her family, Jim and Sandy Rawls, Ken and Nancy Dupuis, Mary Beth and Larry McClure, as well as 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.