February 18, 1942 - January 18, 2015
Jeanette C. Mackey was born February 18, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas, and died January 18, 2015 at her home in Richardson, Texas, after a long illness, which she fought with grace and courage in equal measure.
She graduated from Northside High School in San Antonio, TX. Jeanette won scholarships and worked in the Engineering Library in order to go to college, ultimately being the first in her family to earn a degree, graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in 1967. After college, she taught in the Alamo Heights School District in San Antonio, TX.
Jeanette loved Jesus and was a pillar of strength for her family. She was a beloved wife, mother, and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents Maurice and Minerva Calle, and by her sister, Alice Aycock of San Antonio, TX.
Jeanette is survived by her husband Daniel G. Mackey; children Daniel W. Mackey and wife Angela, James D. Mackey, and David R. Mackey; and grandchildren Emma G., Lorelei E., and Josiah D. Mackey; brother Bill Calle and wife Ellen; and sisters Evelyn Moreau and husband Larry, and Margie Lassiter and husband Archie.
Services and interment in the Columbarium will be held at First United Methodist Church in Richardson, TX. Please send family condolences to www.AriaCremation.com
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252