Ann Wasson Gleason

Ann Wasson Gleason, 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Fort Worth.

Ann was born Dec. 7, 1929, in Homer, La. to Robert William Gleason and Mildred Hester Wasson. She graduated from Baylor University with a dual degree in history and education in 1950. An avid historian and storyteller, she was especially committed to family genealogy and always had an interesting fact or story to share. She enjoyed learning the rich history of the world and traveling the globe with friends and family. A devoted mother and grandmother, she was always a source of support and love through trying times. Loyal to her church and friends, she resided in Wharton for 46 years before moving to Fort Worth to live with her son and grandchildren. Ann was a loving friend, mother, and grandmother and will be dearly missed.  

She was preceded in death by her husband Raleigh Rogerson Gleason, Jr. MD; son Robert Wasson Gleason; and grandson Raleigh Gleason IV.

Survivors are son Raleigh Gleason III, MD; and grandchildren Richard Gleason, Robert Gleason and Rachel Gleason. 

Memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, at Greenwood Chapel, 3100 White Settlement Road, in Fort Worth. Reception is from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Thursday, June 20, in Greenwood Courtyard Reception Room. Interment will follow to Greenwood Memorial Park, 3100 White Settlement Road, in Fort Worth. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1602 John Knox St, Wharton, 77488