Marjorie E. “Bunny” Vickery Massey Head, 94, of Baytown was called home on Monday, January 7, 2019 while surrounded by her friends and family at her residence.
Bunny was born on March 27, 1924 in Suamico, Wisconsin to parents James Winnifred and Edith Jeannette Fleck Vickery. Her sister Betty asked if she was a gift from the Easter bunny, and the nickname stuck. She graduated from Green Bay West High School and received a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from the University of Wisconsin. She fell in love with Captain Vernon Massey married him when the war ended in Suamico in 1945, and they moved to Baytown, Texas. Bunny was a substitute teacher, avid golfer and loving mother to children Kay and Mike. After Vernon passed in 1973, she married Bill Head, and moved to Jefferson, Georgia. She worked as a Christmas decorator for the Perimeter mall in Atlanta and enjoyed quilting, cooking, and organizing fishing competitions for her grandchildren. After Bill passed away, she returned to Baytown in 2001. She enjoyed learning watercolor painting, volunteering, playing Bridge, and she was an active member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. A gift to all who knew her, Bunny was a beautiful, encouraging and uplifting spirit that had a shaping influence on many lives, and was well known for her generosity, smile and sharp wit. She is now rejoicing with a new set of eyes, fully seeing her Savior and heavenly family.
Bunny was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Vernon Massey, and Bill Head, brothers Robert and Bill Vickery, and sisters Betty Vickery Freeman and Jean Vickery Holtz. She is survived by her sisters Peg Doctor and Pat Henry and husband Gerry, son Mike Massey and wife Nancy, daughter Kay Holcek and husband Chuck, stepchildren Steve Head and wife Linda, Charlie Head and wife Sally, Barbara Allen, and Lisa Gordon, grandchildren James Massey, Kristen Lawrence, Laura Sugden, Scott Milner, Kelly Frazier, Rochelle Head, Steve Head, Natalie Crawford, Jennifer Murdock, Abby Moore, Andrew Head, great-grandchildren Tyler Milner, Sterling Milner, Taylor Frazier, Tanner Frazier, Reed Massey, Asher Massey, Sutton Lawrence, William Sugden, George Sugden, Landon Head, Kailyn Head, Pierce Crawford, Lily Moore, Charlie Moore, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, caretakers and friends. A special thank you to Beverly Pipes for unfailing dedication and friendship, and to Nancy Schweinle, Neldena and Robert Bailey, Jean Castelluzzo, and Bunny's caretakers for their loving kindness.
For those who desire, donations may be made to the St. Mark’s United Methodist Church Capital Building Fund at 3811 North Main, Baytown TX 77521, in Marjorie’s name.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019, at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church with reception following thereafter. Arrangements are under the direction of Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services.
St. Mark's United Methodist
3811 North Main, Baytown TX 77521