Margaret Katherine Massey

Margaret Katherine Massey
September 29, 1922 – March 26, 2019

Margaret Katherine Massey, age 96, passed away on March 26, 2019 in Franklin, TX. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

She was born to Howard and Mildred Watson Trefry on September 29, 1922 in Camp Lewis, Washington. Katherine spent her childhood in Oakdale, Louisiana and Kansas City, KS. In 1942 she married William A. (Bill) Massey, a Texas A&M graduate who had a lifelong career with Phillips Petroleum. They lived in Kansas City, Sweeny, TX and Puerto Rico. After Bill’s death in 1995, Katherine resided in Sugar Land, Bryan and Franklin.

Katherine was a remarkable lady who touched many lives during her 96 years of life. She was blessed with a great sense of humor, a friendly nature and a generous heart. Spending time with her family was her greatest joy.

Preceding Katherine in death was her husband Bill, her mother and step-father Mildred and Henry Kendrick, brother Eugene Trefry, and son-in-law Marvin Meier.

Katherine is survived by her son Bill Massey of Bryan, daughters Gene Meier of Lake Jackson, Janet and husband Bill Walsh of Franklin and Bettie Ann and husband Jeff Casey of New Port Richey, FL, 8 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

Katherine’s family wishes to express their gratitude to all the caregivers at Franklin Nursing Home and Compassionate Care Hospice for their skillful and compassionate care.

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  1. Katherine was a dear friend of my mother’s, Eloise Kownslar, when they lived in Sweeny, Tx. As a little girl, I can remember when Katherine would come over, I always thought she was the most beautiful woman ever! She was so nice, and as bright as a ray of sunshine. May Katherine’s soul rest with all the saints in the eternal love and presence of God. My deepest condolences to you all.

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