Mary Frances Boatwright passed into the arms of the Lord on July 29, 2021 at her residence in Glen Flora surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born March 2, 1937 in El Campo to the late Olya Ustynik and Gilbert Huff.  

Mary Frances was a lifelong resident of Wharton County and on Nov. 22, 1955 she married the love of her life Louis Boatwright, Jr. at St. Phillips Church in El Campo. Mary Frances worked as a beautician for many years and had many clients that she serviced. In her free time, Mary loved to garden and loved her flowers and she also enjoyed fishing, crafting and painting.

Mary Frances is survived by her children: Doree Kieburz of La Porte, Darlene Gonzales of Glen Flora, Donna Brown and her husband John of El Campo, and Charlie Boatwright and his partner Karen Hoffer of El Campo; grandchildren: Casey (Brandi), Jason (Kristen), Jeremy (Brittney), Brandi, Melissa (the late Deric Tarver), Shelby (Jay), Cody (Codi), Marissa, and Justin; and 21 great-grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by her parents and her son-in-law Ronald Gonzales, and grandson-in-law Deric Tarver.

Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Sunday Aug. 1 from 5-7 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Home, 515 E. Boling Hwy. Rosary to be held at 7 p.m. Sunday evening. Her funeral Mass will be Monday Aug. 2, 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church in Wharton. Relatives and friends may call after 9 a.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Condolences may be left for the family at

Services under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home, 515 E. Boling Hwy., Wharton, TX 77488 (979) 532-3410


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