Marjorie Lynn Boucher

Marjorie Lynn Boucher

Marjorie Lynn Boucher, of Refugio, Texas, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019. 

Mrs. Boucher was born Marjorie Lynn Parker in the Neyland community near Campbell, Texas, on October 2, 1922, to Elizabeth (Ingle) Parker and Sydney Parker.  

She graduated from Commerce High School in 1940 and East Texas State Teacher’s College in 1944 with a bachelor’s degree in business. Marjorie married James M. Boucher, Sr. on April 2, 1945. They were childhood sweethearts who met in the fifth grade in a two-room school. During her life she worked at various jobs: a junior chemist for Phillips Petroleum Company, a secretary for various business offices, a teacher of business subjects at Omaha, Texas, a homemaker, and finally a teacher to elementary students in the Refugio Elementary School District until her retirement. 

She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and a daughter, Gay Lynn Boucher. 

She is survived by her son, James M. Boucher, Jr. and his wife, Ginger Boucher of Refugio; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Boucher Arcand and her husband, Bret Arcand; two great grandchildren of Corpus Christi, Texas; two step-granddaughters, Mylinda White (Jeff) and Mylissa Capp (Kyle); and three step-great grandchildren of Weatherford, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Ray Rodgers, Bret Arcand, Gary Wright, Larry Ingle, Nick Barraza and Clint Brown.

Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Greebon, Sydney Parker and Arno Cisneros.

Visitation is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Moore Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at First United Methodist Church, Refugio, with the burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers for the funeral, the family of Marjorie Boucher asks the community of Refugio and those who loved her to donate school supplies, clothing, backpacks or general teaching supplies to the Refugio Schools or your local school district. Marjorie treasured her time as a teacher and all the students she taught through the years.

 Arrangements were entrusted to Moore Funeral Home, Refugio.

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