Funeral services for Mary Lee Locke McCoy, 75, of Grand Prairie and of Emory, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 8, at Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home, located at 500 E Main Street, Grand Prairie. Gary Felton and David Felton will officiate.
Graveside services will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Lake Fork Memorial Cemetery with Chris Horton officiating.
Mrs. McCoy died peacefully on September 1, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in Mansfield. She was born on August 28, 1946, in Chalk Mountain, to Foy J. and Lola Mae McCleery Locke. She married her high school sweetheart, Alexander Anthony McCoy, on January 15, 1965, in Grand Prairie. She lived most of her life in Grand Prairie where served as president of both the Soroptimist Club and the Women’s Division of the Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce, where she was the first recipient of the prestigious Athena Award. She was the first female car salesperson at Mike Shaw Ford, and worked as a successful salesperson until her retirement from Don Davis Auto Group. One of her greatest joys was teaching Sunday school for four-year-olds in Grand Prairie and then third and fourth graders in Emory.
Mrs. McCoy is survived by daughters, Alicia McCoy Burchard and husband Robert Jr. of Burleson, and Dina McCoy of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, Erica Olivere and husband Byron; Jason Whitlock, Jeremy Whitlock and Riley Burchard; great-grandchildren, Brayden Albert, Parker, Fischer, Reese, Ellie and McCoy Whitlock; sister, Debra Wycough; sister-in-law, Lela McCoy; and aunt, Pat Little.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years; her parents; brother, Billy Foy; and father-in-law and mother in law, Willie Clayton and Frances M. Saletti McCoy.
Arrangements are under the direction of Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home in Grand Prairie.
A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7, at the funeral home.