Marguerite Williams Headrick peacefully passed away February 18, 2017, at Orchard Park of Kyle, Texas at the age of 91. Marguerite was born in Port Arthur, Texas on October 14, 1925 but grew up in Evans, Louisiana. She married her one love Vester R. Headrick and they built their life in Monroe, LA. After his passing, she moved to Austin, Texas in the late 1980’s to be closer to her sister and family. She eventually ended up in Driftwood where she enjoyed gardening and the peace and quiet of the Texas Hill Country.
Marguerite donated her body to the Texas State University Forensic Anthropology Center. At her request, there were no services, but a time of visitation will be held for family and friends Saturday, March 25, 2017, 2 PM to 4 PM in Orchard Park’s Life Enrichment Room, Kyle, TX.
Marguerite’s faith in God was fundamental in her life. A dear friend of hers stated “She was my spiritual raft in the ocean of my life.” Her sense of humor, zest, take life by the horns attitude, love and friendship will be missed.
She was predeceased by her husband of many years, Rev. Vester R. Headrick (Monroe, LA), her sister, Arthurete “Rete” Parker, (San Marcos, TX) and her parents, Jeff and Ava Turner Williams, (Evans, LA). She is survived by her niece, Donna Stirman (Buda,TX), nephews Victor Parker (Leander,TX), Steve Parker (Driftwood, TX), and Jeff Parker (Leander, TX) , several great nieces and nephews, friends and loved ones.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Orchard Park and Health Sense Hospice for their warm, kind care while Marguerite lived there.