Obituary of Bonnie (Stringer) McCary
Funeral Services for Bonnie (Stringer) McCary, age 81, of San Augustine, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2019, in the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, with burial following in the Thomas Cemetery in San Augustine, County. Visitation will be held Thursday evening, February 21, 2019, from the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wyman Roberts.
Bonnie Lou Evelyn (Stringer) McCary was born to the late Ivy (Bailey) Stringer and Hollis Fletcher Stringer on August 20, 1937, and passed from this life on Sunday, February 17, 2019, in Lufkin. In 1954, she married the love of her life, John Richard "Sambo" McCary and they celerated 64 years of marriage until his death on April 22, 2018. For many years she led music, taught Sunday school at White Rock, served as treasurer, and kept books for Care and Share in San Augustine. She retired after many years in the banking industry where she had served as head cashier. She was very helpful and loved people, always greeting you with that wonderful smile, and loved working in her yard with her beautiful plants and flowers. She was of the Baptist faith, attending faithfully her beloved White Rock Baptist Church in San Augustine County for many years.
Those left to cherish her memory include, her son, John Richard McCary and his wife, Denise of Diboll; her daughter, Celeste (McCary) Rainey and her husband, Tony of Santa Fe; her beloved grandchildren, Holli and Jacob Schuler of Schwartz, LA.; Jacob Aaron Michael and his fiancee, Gabby Duchesne of Fayetteville, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Jemma and Eli Schuler and Elouise Marie Michael; her beloved brothers, Chester Stringer of the Norwood Community and Hollis Stringer of Lufkin.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Richard "Sambo" McCary; her parents, Hollis and Ivy Stringer; sisters, Gertrue Dent and Marjorie Ellington and her beloved grandson, Richard Duncan McCary.