Martha Elizabeth Cargill (Bixler) 1943 – 2005

ELIZABETH BIXLER CARGILL, was a Treasure. She passed away peacefully in her home Friday, March 18, 2005.

Elizabeth was born February 19, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from Georgia State University and earned her CPA license in Texas. After moving to Houston in 1978, Elizabeth developed a strong friendship with her Sunday School class and touched the lives of all that knew her.

She was a graceful woman, both in presence and in her relationships with others, and was much beloved by her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Leonard R. Cargill, Jr.; their daughter and son-in-law Dee and Andrew Healey of Austin; their daughter and son-in-law Rachel and Ed Schipul of Houston; their daughter and son-in-law Joanne and David Lewis of Richardson; their seven grandchildren: Jordan, Broden, Hannah, Stockton, Hope, Timothy, and Claire; her mother, Elizabeth Bixler; her sisters Ruth Hays and Nell Wayman; and preceded in death by her father, George Bixler.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00AM Tuesday, March 22, in the sanctuary of Memorial Drive United Methodist Church. The family will receive visitors in the fellowship hall after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Memorial Assistance Ministries or to a charity of your choice.

Published in Houston Chronicle on March 20, 2005

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