The Woodward News

Obituaries

October 14, 2013

Mary Geneva (Young) Slovacek

Woodward, Okla. — Mary Geneva (Young) Slovacek was born on October 24, 1932 in Canadian, Texas to George and Rachael (Owens) Young.  Mary  grew up in Booker.  On August 19, 1950 Mary married Marvin Slovacek in Perryton; they were married for sixty three years.

Mary was a Licensed Vocational Nurse, she first began her profession at the age of eighteen, until her retirement in the 1990's.  Outside of being a wife, mother, and a nurse Mary had many hobbies.  You could find Mary working in her flower garden, sewing, working with ceramics, but it was her dogs that brought her the most enjoyment in life.

Mary passed away on Wednesday October 9, 2013 in Booker; she is preceded in death by her son Cecil Slovacek, a granddaughter Misty Lynn Mills, her parents and a son-in-law Ronald Heger.

Funeral Services will be on Monday October 14 at 10:00 AM in the Booker Christian Church with Pastor Mike Barnett officiating.  Interment will immediately follow at Heart Cemetery under the direction of Good Samaritan Funeral Service.

Survivors include: her husband Marvin of the home; two daughters Darla Kay Mills and husband Brady of Woodward, Oklahoma, and Millie Heger of Hugoton, Kansas;  four brothers Eddie Young and Billy Jo Young both of Austin, TX, and Allen Young and Leroy Young both of Winfield, Kansas; one sister Linda Askins of Dexter, Kansas; six grandchildren Brala Rae Mills, Brason Mills, Darus Mills, DeDra Albin, Ryan Heger and Jack Heger; and eight great grandchildren Caleb Parks, Kye Herrera, Kaileigh Herrera, Alexis Mills, Trinity Mills, Brystyn Heger, Mia Albin, and Lane Albin.

The  family requests that memorial donations be made to Twin Oaks Manor at PO Box 369 Booker, Texas 79005.

Condolences may be made online at www.goodsamaritanfuneral.com

 

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