Mary F. Contreras

March 30, 1941-May 25, 2019

Mary F. Contreras, 78, of Hearne, TX passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 25, 2019. She was born March 30, 1941 in Cameron, TX to her parents, George and Tress Smith. Mary was a strong, independent woman who loved her family unconditionally. She had a feisty personality and a great sense of humor. Her presence will be missed and her memory will be cherished by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Tress Smith; daughters, Teresa Contreras, Patricia Contreras; brothers, George W. Smith, Jr., and James Edward Smith.

Mary is survived by her children, Pete Contreras, Jr., Robert G. Smith, Ben Contreras, Fannie Martinez and husband, Poli, Debra Serna and husband, Manuel, Donna Garcia and fiancé, Trevor Rice, and Steven Contreras and wife Jackie; brother, Horse Smith; sisters, Louise Garcia and husband, Manuel, Helen Galvan and husband, Ernest, Tress Arbugh and husband, Dennis, and Beatrice; 18  grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and many extended family members and friends.

The Visitation will be held 5-7 PM Wednesday, May 29th at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. The Funeral Service will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, May 30th in the Bluebonnet Chapel of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, 3001 S. College Ave., Bryan, TX 77801 with Pastor Jose P. Alaniz officiating.

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  1. We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to the entire family. May God continue to strengthen and keep you uplifted during this most difficult time.
    Sincerely, Anita Vaca Pittman and the Vaca family.

  2. My condolences goes out to the family of the Contreras. Prayers going up. Ms Mary was such a sweet Lady I will miss her she was Loved and will never be forgotten. RI P Ms Mary. To Donna and all of her children and grandchildren .Jesus Is A Keeper….

  3. Donna sorry for your loss, we have in our prayers. Heaven gained another angel, rest now.

  4. My Condolences goes out to all the family I be keeping ya’ll in my prayers. RIP My friend Mary you will always be miss but never forgot.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. Mary was always so kind to me and welcomed me into the family with open arms. She was especially fond of Leslie when she was a baby and spoiled her rotten.

    I always smile when I remember Mary. God bless her and her family.

  6. May our Lord Jesus Christ receive her in heaven. Her family awaits her. My family sends our condolences.

  7. My deepest condolences to my Contreras family. We all grew up on 8th Street and had so many good times together. So many fond memories. Ms. Mary will be missed. My love and prayers to you all.


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