Evelyn Faye Mager, 83, of Round Rock, Texas, formerly of Lockhart, died Friday, June 10, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Evelyn was born Sept. 9, 1932, in Waelder, Texas to Roy and Rachel Glover. She lived most of her early life in Gonzales where she graduated from Gonzales High School in 1951 and worked at the local bank. Evelyn was a member of F
irst Baptist Church of Gonzales, she accepted her Savior at age 11 and had a dedicated faith her whole life. At age 18, she and her mother were involved in starting the missionary church now known as Memorial Heights Baptist Church. Evelyn loved music and was most admired for jitterbugging with her brother Roy at their favorite dance halls.
On June 16, 1956, Evelyn married the love of her life, Gus Lee Mager in Gonzales, Texas. They lived and raised their three daughters Susan, Judy and Mary in Lockhart, where Evelyn loved being a devoted wife and mother.
Evelyn is survived by her three daughters: Susan Etzel-Adcock (Dodd), of Austin, Judy Mager, of Round Rock, and Mary Mager, of Marble Falls; her three grandchildren: Holly Cochran (Brad), of Round Rock, Shelia Williams (Skyler), of Leander, and Clayton Etzel (Amanda), of Lockhart; and her ten great-grandchildren: Logan, Dylan and Samantha Cochran, of Round Rock, Marissa, Karsyn and Cooper Williams, of Leander and Harbor, Maverick, Daisy and Gunner Etzel, of Lockhart. She is survived by one sister, Dorothy McWilliams (H.O.); sister-in-law, Kay Glover; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
She taught us the importance of family and made sure we spent time together. She was the kind of parent we could look up to.
Evelyn is predeceased by her parents; her loving husband, Gus Mager; and her two brothers, Roy Charles Glover and Richard Lamar Glover.
A Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Eeds Funeral Home Chapel from 1 – 2 p.m. Funeral Service followed at Eeds Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00p.m. with Pastors Clint Lowery and Tommy Wenzel officiating. Serving as Pallbearers will be Clayton Etzel, Logan Cochran, Skyler Williams, Bubba Mager, David Flowers and Robert Ellis.
Burial will follow at the family plot at Lockhart City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to one of Evelyn’s favorite charities: Hospice of Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd, Ste. 100, Austin Texas, 78759; Swan Songs, P O Box 41475, Austin, Texas, 78704; Memorial Heights Baptist Church, 1330 N. College St., Gonzales, Texas, 78629; or Pegasus Charter School, 896 Robin Ranch Rd., Lockhart, Texas, 78644.
The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses and staff of Hospice of Austin, especially Beck, Lisa Mays, Marcie and Lisa Lee. These ladies were Angels here on earth when it came to caring for our Mother. Thanks to Mother’s devoted doctor, Dr. Katharine O’Brien and staff of Austin Regional Clinic, and to our family and friends for your thoughts, prayers, cards, letters, phone calls and visits during this past year.
Arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644 (512) 398-2343.