In Memory

Mary Gordon (Throckmorton)

Mary Gordon (Throckmorton)

Mary Elizabeth Throckmorton, 66, of Houston, TX passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. She was born in Kansas City, MO, on July 27, 1947, to Helen and the late Howard A. Gordon Sr. She graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School and received a bachelor's degree in education from St. Mary's College in Leavenworth, KS. Mary's great love outside of her family and dogs was her career as a teacher. She adored the time she spent teaching and helping the young people at Skyview School in Mountain Grove, MO, a Missouri State School for the Severely Disabled. During her life, she was also active as a Sunday school teacher and volunteer in church communities at Queen of the Holy Rosary (Overland Park, KS), and Church of the Transfiguration (Mountain Grove, MO). Mary was a devoted mother and grandmother and is survived by: daughter Tina Throckmorton, son-in-law Jerry Kahn, grandchildren Tessa and Wyatt, of Houston, TX; mother Helen F. Gordon of Independence, MO; sister Peggy Hite of Naples, FL; and brother and sister-in-law Howard and Cathy Gordon Jr. of Kansas City, MO. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke's United Methodist Church on Monday, March 24th at 11:00am. 

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