MANGOLD, Willie Mae Wilson

Willie Mae Wilson Mangold, 92, of Pampa, Texas died January 2, 2014 in Glen Rose. Services were held January 6, 2014 at Carmichael-Whaley Colonel Chapel in Pampa with John Curry officiating. Burial followed in Fairlawn Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.]
Willie Mae was born March 22, 1921, near Gruvrer, Texas to Clinton and Cassie Wilson. She graduated from Gruver High School at 16 and attended West Texas State, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in science education by age 20. She married Charles Otto Mangold Jr. on September 25, 1942 in Amarillo, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1996. From 1942 to 1944, she instructed soldiers in the electrical systems on B17 and B29 airplane bombers at the Amarillo Air Base. She taught school for 48 years in Canadian, Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and Pampa. In 1969, she received her Master’s degfree in science education from Tecas A&M College Station. In 1973, She was awarded the Texas Conservation Teacher of the Year. Through her life, she was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Delta Kappa Gamma, DAR, Daughters of the Confederacy, and after her retirtement, the Pampa Retired Teachers Association. Although she was active in the community, she always made time to play Bridge, her favorite game.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Travis Wilson.
She is survived by her daughter, Cassandra Weyandt and husband Tom of Glen Rose; a granddaughter, Bonnie Weyandt of Glen Rose; a niece, Jeanne Hardin of Knoxville, Tennessee, and nephews, Tony Christopher of Coronadel Mar, California and Mitchell Wlson of Brackettville.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 621, Pampa TX 79066, Pampa Meals on Wheels, PO Box 939, Pampa, Texas; Pampa Senior Citizens Center, PO Box 475, Pampa, TX 79066; Cal Farley’s Boiys Ranch, 600 SW 11th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101; or Alzheimer’s Association, 415 W 8th Ave,m Suite 300, Amarillo, TX 79101.
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