Mabel Newburn Douglas

 

Mrs. Douglas, beloved mother, teacher and citizen of the community, died Dec. 30, 2004, at a local hospital.

She was born Aug. 25, 1914, in Pinkston, Texas in Navarro County.

Mrs. Douglas graduated from Jacksonville Baptist College and received her BA and M.Ed degrees from Stephen F. Austin Teachers College. She founded the special education department at Jacksonville Independent School District, where she taught for many years before retiring in 1979 as director of special services for JISD.

Mrs. Douglas was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville. She was also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the ETMC Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh A. "Jack" Douglas; one son, Everett Newburn Douglas; her seven brothers; and one sister.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Randall E. Douglas and Hon. Leta S. Parks of Houston; grandchildren, Jason Douglas and Nathan Douglas of Fort Worth; and great grandchild, Mallory Douglas of Fort Worth.
 

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