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Mary Myles McQuiddy

August 2, 1938 — November 24, 2006

Memorial services for Mary Myles Mathers McQuiddy, 68, of Canadian, Texas, will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 29, 2006, at the First Presbyterian Church in Canadian with Rev. Bill Nix and Rev. Linda Kelley officiating. Inurnment will be in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, Texas. Myles passed away on Friday, November 24, 2006, in Canadian, Texas. She was born August 2, 1938, in Amarillo, Texas. She grew up in Miami, Texas, often playing the piano for The First United Methodist Church. Myles attended The Hockaday School her junior and senior years and graduated Cum Laude in 1956. After graduation she attended Oklahoma State University and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. In 1958 she married Francis Herbert “Butch” McQuiddy. They lived on the Oasis Ranch and in Canadian, Texas before moving to Lakeway, Texas. After their sons graduated from high school they moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. Myles returned to Canadian, Texas in 1996 to be at home with family and friends. Myles was a unique and vibrant person. She loved music, art and reading. Her humor and wit will be missed by all who knew her. She was also a devoted friend, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Myles was a member of the St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Pampa, Texas. Myles was preceded in death by her parents Clark and Nell Mathers, Francis and Stella McQuiddy and Butch McQuiddy. She is survived by two sons, Brad McQuiddy and wife Melanie of Angel Fire, New Mexico and Mike McQuiddy of Austin, Texas; one sister Jennie Mathers Link and husband Tom of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren, Brooke McQuiddy Gasparlin and husband Damir of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Nick McQuiddy and wife Celeste of Dallas, Texas and Taylor McQuiddy of Austin, Texas; two great grandchildren, Presley and Alexander Gasparlin of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one niece Lesley Link Collins and husband Mark and their son Teal Mathers Collins of Austin, Texas. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Mitchell Link Children’s Library Fund at Hemphill County Library, 500 Main, Canadian, Texas.
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