Mary Logan Carpenter Schreiner age 91 passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018 in Watagua, Texas. She was born in Rocksprings, Texas on November 26, 1926 to James W. and Lorine Morriss Carpenter.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Longview and was a Teacher for many years for Pine Tree ISD. She met Harold Neal Schreiner, while both were students at Baylor University and they married in Junction, Texas on June 28, 1947. She graduated from Baylor with a degree in Education in 1948. She later received her Master’s degree with dual certification from East Texas State University.
She taught elementary students first in Wichita, Kansas and later at Pine Tree in Longview. Towards the end of her career she worked in special education. After she retired she and her husband Neal were involved with the Longview Artist Guild. She had a second career as a watercolorist and loved to share her knowledge by conducting classes. She and her husband Neal were members of First Baptist Church Longview since 1971. They were both involved with Neal serving as a Deacon and Mary playing piano for Sunday School classes.
Mrs. Schreiner is survived by; one daughter, Susan Schreiner White and husband, Dana Howard White of Keller, TX; two sons, Dr. Mark Edward Schreiner and wife, Jean Reed Schreiner of Trophy Club, TX; and Dr. James Morriss Schreiner and wife, Lauri Palmer Schreiner of Colleyville, TX; Mrs. Schreiner is also survived by eight grandchildren, Amy White Johnson of Euless, TX, Scott White of Ft. Worth, TX, Jennifer White Castillo of Bedford, TX, Samuel and Marie Schreiner of Colleyville, TX, Laura Miller of Carrolton, TX, Dr. Chris Miller of Forney, TX, and Elizabeth Miller Griffin of Grapevine, TX; and nine great - grandchildren; also survived by sisters Betty Nethery, Sue Baugh and husband Don and Carol Hofmann and husband Bob Al, brother Dr. Robby Carpenter and wife Carol.
Preceding her in death are both her parents, husband Neal Schreiner, and brother Jim Carpenter.
The family will have a time of visitation on Sunday, September 2, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. till 6:00 P.M. at Welch Funeral Home in Longview.
A Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Schreiner will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 3, 2018 at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Watson and Dr. Don Connors officiating.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Lakeview Memorial Garden in Longview.
Memorial may be made in honor of Mrs. Scheiner to East Texas CASA at 501 Pine Tree Road, Longview, Texas 75604