Funeral services for Auda Pearl “Oma” Herren McBride, 86, of Austin, were held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Bro. Billy Evans and her grandson, Ryan Rees officiated. Interment follow at Russell Cemetery near Jewett.
Ms. McBride passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at St. David’s Medical Center South in Austin.
Pearl was born on the 11th of August, 1932, to Willis and Auda Mae Herren of Newby, Texas. She married Julius Edward McBride on February 12, 1949, in Gainesville, Texas. They had two children, Judith Deanna McBride Rees & M. R. (Huey) McBride. Pearl had eight grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Besides her family, Pearl loved playing volleyball, traveling, playing bingo, and watching all types of sports. After her retirement from IRS, Pearl and Mac loved fishing with the family and friends in Port O’Connor, Texas.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to NephCure Kidney International at www.nephcure.org or to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org.
Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett was in charge of arrangements. Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.