THOMAS C. ("MANDY") MANDRELL, 83, of Houston, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002.
A wonderful friend, a loving father, brother and grandfather, and an avid fisherman, Mr. Mandrell was born on February 26, 1919 in Mayfield, Oklahoma to Clifford Cline Mandrell
and Frances Laura Nelson. He served his country faithfully during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps reaching the rank of First Lieutenant. Mr. Mandrell graduated
from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He retired from Dow Chemical after 30+ years of service. He was a member of the Lake
Jackson Masonic Lodge and First Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. Mr. Mandrell was preceded in death by his loving wife, best friend and fishing partner, Olive Moseley
Mandrell of Greenville, Texas on January 2, 1994. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and Gregg Raymond; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Ginny Mandrell;
three sisters, Penny Mandrell, Juinece Sanders and Mable Johnson; and his four grandchildren, David Mandrell, Mike Mandrell, Cliff Raymond and Carleen Raymond. A Memorial Service
will be held at 2:00 P. M. Friday, July19, 2002, at Pines Presbyterian Church, 12751 Kimberley Lane, with Rev. Wayne Eberly officiating. Graveside Services will be held at 11 A. M.
Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Forest Park Cemetery in Greenville, Texas. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Mandy, and his love for young fishermen, to KIDFISH
Foundation, Inc.; P.O. Box 2538; Athens, Texas 75751. Keeping "tight lines" until we see you again, farewell Mandy. We love you.