Rose Mary Cavasos

GLEN ROSE — Rose Mary Cavasos, 91, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, in Glen Rose.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wiley Funeral Home. Cavasos was laid to rest at Georges Creek Cemetery in Somervell County.

Cavasos was born Jan. 29, 1917, at home to Earl Manuel Cavasos and Nannie Isenberg Cavasos. A relative of the first settlers in the county, Juannah Cavasos and Charles Barnard, she was a life-long resident of Somervell County. Juannah’s twin brother Juan was Rose Mary’s great grandfather. She was also a member of the Glen View Church of Christ and a member of the Ladies Home Demonstration Club; she served as a 4-H leader and served as the secretary of the Georges Creek Cemetery Association for over 75 years. She was an actress in the Glen Rose Community Theater for many years. In 1970, she wrote the History of Georges Creek, Fort Spunky, Nemo, Buck Creek and Cox Bend, published in “The Hood County History in Picture and Story 1978.”

Survivors include cousins Annette Curry of Fort Worth, Ray Cavasos of Granbury, Peggy Truelove of San Antonio, Charles Lowe of Fort Worth; numerous second cousins, including Lee Anna Isenberg-Rafi of Hurst and Dan Griffin of Granbury, who were caregivers for many years.

Memorials can be made to Georges Creek Cemetery Association, 204 South Washington, Cleburne, Texas 76031.

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Glen Rose Reporter