Mavis Barnett Heath

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William Womack Heath

Normangee, Leon County, Texas
December 7, 1903

Austin, Travis County, Texas
June 22, 1971

Admitted to State Bar of Texas 1924
County Attorney Grimes County 1925 - 1929
County Judge Grimes County 1931 - 1932
Secretary of State of Texas 1933 - 1935
Assistant Attorney General of Texas 1935 - 1937
Chairman, Texas Board For Hospitals
and Special Schools 1957 - 1959
Member, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman, Board of Regents
University of Texas at Austin 1959 - 1967
Delegate-At-Large From Texas, Democratic
National Convention 1960 - 1964
United States Ambassador to Sweden 1967 - 1969
His Family, Friends, And Mankind Were The Beneficiaries Of His
Strenght, Wisdom and Love.

His Wife
Mavis Barnett Heath

Bedias, Grimes County, Texas
Fewbruary 14, 1908

Austin, Travis County, Texas
April 9, 1998

She Was The Best Friend, Lifelong Companion
And Eternal Love

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Full Name: Mavis Barnett Heath
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:D  Number:11
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of William Womack Heath 
Birth Date: February 14, 1908 
Died: April 9, 1998 
Burial Date: April 11, 1998 

HEATH, MAVIS BARNETT (1908~1998) Mavis Barnett Heath, wife of William Womack Heath, was born February 14, 1908, in Bedias, Texas to William F. Barnett and Bettie Stuart Barnett. She was educated in Grimes County and attended the College of Industrial Arts for Women in Denton, Texas.

On July 14, 1929 she married William Heath. She was a schoolteacher in Grimes County and was devoted to her husband and family. The families were close friends with Lyndon Johnson and Lady Bird and were instrumental in bringing the LBJ Library to the University of Texas. She was a member of the University United Methodist Church and was a member of the Helping Hand.

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