updated 9:52 PM EDT, Mar 26, 2015
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Mary L. Dezern

BELTON – Funeral services for Mary Louise Dezern, 77, of Salado will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 20th at the 3C Cowboy Fellowship Church in Salado with Pastor Jason Bryant officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park in Pasadena at a later date.


Mrs. Dezern passed away Monday, January 17th at a local hospital.

Mary was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 3, 1933 to Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Harry Ettinger. She married Leamen Chester Dezern on November 3, 1960 in Indianapolis. Mary had been a member of the Pasadena Moose Lodge WOTM Chapter for more than 20 years. She had attended the 3C Cowboy Fellowship Church in Salado for the past four years.

Mrs. Dezern is preceded in death by her husband; two daughters, Vicky Lynn Britt and Linda Lea Jones; two brothers, Chuck Ettinger and Joe Ettinger; one sister, Flo Ettinger; one grandson, Paul Randall Britt; and one great-great granddaughter, Madison Cheyenne Croce.

Survivors include three sons, Randall Paul Britt Jr. and wife Dana of Salado, Ronald Marion Britt and wife Judy of Houston, and Ronald Paul Lee Dezern of Pasadena; two daughters, Sandra Louise Rogers of Seabrook and Crystal Jean Webb and husband Tim of Pasadena; one brother, Harry Ettinger of Indianapolis; eleven grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

There will be a visitation from 6 to 8 on Wednesday, January 19th at Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton.

Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton is in charge of arrangements.