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Mary Ellen Bounds

January 23, 1934 ~ June 28, 2021 (age 87)


Mary Bounds, 87 of Decatur, Texas, passed away June 28, 2021.  She was born January 27, 1934 the daughter of Edgar and Elizabeth “Lizzy” Reynolds.  She married Barker Ray Bounds, Sr. on September 23, 1950.  

Mary could be best described as a caregiver. She loved her family with every ounce of her being and it showed through her actions.  She especially loved her grandkids.  She loved fishing, bowling, cats and hummingbirds.  She was a wonderful cook and everyone fought over the center biscuit when she made her homemade biscuits.   

She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Lou Klick of Midlothian, Texas, Linda and Roy Meador of Decatur, Texas, Barker Jr. and Joni Bounds of Aurora, Texas, Billy and Lora Bounds of Decatur, Texas; grandchildren, Joshua Bounds and wife Sara of Broken Bow, OK, Morgan Carlile and husband Collin, Robert Klick and wife Angie, Chris Klick and wife Kindra, Leah Czechowicz and husband Matt, Trinity Bounds and wife Cindy, Ian Bounds, Nate Bounds, Lana Downing and husband Bo, Angela Meador, Candice Meador all of Texas; thirteen great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Barker Ray Bounds, Sr.; daughter, Lydia Bounds; five brothers; one sisters; and son-in-law, Bobby Klick. 

A celebration of her life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2021 at the Clardy Funeral Service Chapel with Trinity Bounds officiating. Interment will follow in the Holly Creek Cemetery.   

Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the Clardy Funeral Service Chapel.  

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at


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June 30, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clardy Funeral Service Chapel

Celebration of Life
July 1, 2021

10:00 AM
Clardy Funeral Service Chapel

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