Jean Mirick, 95, of Fort Worth formerly of Hewitt, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 peacefully at home. Jean was born November 16, 1925 to the late Rhea and Electa Blanton. She attended both Hewitt and Lorena Schools. Jean worked several years for Sears & Roebuck in Waco. She and Bill also owned Hewitt Grocery and a clothing store in Hewitt.
One of Jean’s greatest pleasures was being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and times spent at Lake Whitney with family. Jean also enjoyed traveling with Bill showing Brahman Cattle.
Jean married her high school sweetheart, Bill, on February 28, 1945. They had three children, Mike, Pat and Carolyn.
She is survived by son, Mike Mirick and wife, Gayle of Round Rock; daughter Pat and husband, Lynn Parnell of Granbury and daughter Carolyn Kelly of Ft. Worth; grandchildren, Michael Mirick, Jr., Kristine Stephens, Tammy Graham, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Kevin Parnell and 8 great-grandchildren, Hunter, Aidan, Marissa, Dillon, Luke, Noah, Emma and Kate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cook Children’s Health Foundation, www.cookchildrenspromise.org or call 682-885-4105. Mention Jean Mirick’s name. Donations may also be made to your favorite charity.
Visitation: Friday, August 6, 2021 10am to 11am in Waco Memorial Mausoleum Chapel. Graveside service to follow at 11am in Waco Memorial Park. Rev. Jerry Lyle will be officiating.
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