Mary Margaret Cook Daniels

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Mary Daniels, 86, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. She was born Sept. 20, 1924, in Tupelo, Miss., to Nora Lee and William Madison Cook. Her family moved to Fort Scott, Kan., and she graduated from Fort Scott High School.

In 1941, she married Raymond DeWayne Daniels of Savonburg, Kan. They lived in Wichita and then moved to Fort Worth, Texas. She worked as a teletype operator for Western Union, Convair Aircraft, and the Rock Island Railroad.

In the early 1970s she began work as a wire operator and back office manager for the Fort Worth branch of A.G. Edwards & Sons stock brokerage. She later became a registered stock broker for the firm.

Survivors include her son, John Scott, Carrollton, Texas; two daughters, Pamela Cranford, Wasilla, Alaska, and Martha Rodgers, Bridgeport, Texas; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Her husband of 67 years, Raymond; brothers, Fred and James; and sisters Willie, Isabel and Irene, preceded her in death.

A graveside service will be held this fall with burial in Elsmore Cemetery in Kansas.