Mary Findley

November 27, 1952September 30, 2012
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Mary was born on November 27, 1952 in Shreveport, Louisiana to George L Johnson and Raye E Johnson. She graduated high school in 1970 from Bellevue High School in Bellevue, Nebraska. She attended Draughn Business School become secretary and graduated in 1973. After her children finished high school, Mary attended Arlington Career Institute to become a paralegal and graduated in May 2004. She got married to Steve Findley in June 1979. She worked at Pier One Imports in Arlington when she had Eddie. They moved to Austin were she worked for the State of Texas in the Department of Licensing and Regulation and had Jennifer. The family moved back to Arlington in 1993 where they have lived since. She worked at the Ballpark in Arlington as an usher from 1998 to 2005. She got divorced in October 2002 and connected with longtime friend Kenny Jandrew in the same year. She was so happy when she found out that she was going to be a grandmother in 2003. No matter what was wrong or how she felt, she would always brighten up when she spoke to or saw April. Mary had many hobbies. She taught her daughter to cross-stitch at a young age and they enjoyed cross-stitching together. She also took classes in photography and took many good pictures. While fighting cancer she started making jewelry. She said that the reason that she worked so hard and fought so long was for her children and granddaughter. She will be missed by all that knew her. Mary is survived by daughter, Jennifer Findley of Arlington; son Eddie Findley of Arlington; granddaughter, April Findley and mother, Amy of San Antonio, Texas; boyfriend, Kenny Jandrew of Arlington; ex-husband, Steve Findley of Dallas, Texas; sister, Nancy Tovias and husband, Larry of Lompoc, California; brother, Steve Johnson of Arlington; pets, Muttley, Lucy, and Fritz; two nieces; two great nephews; one great-great nephew; and many many friends.


  • Visitation Friday, October 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 6, 2012

Mary Findley

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October 5, 2012

Eddie, We are so saddended to hear about the loss of your mother. Just wanted you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. Larry, Paula, Jake and Cody Carlton

Suzanne,Zach and Luke Johnson

October 5, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.God bless you all.

Lorrie Tovias

October 5, 2012

Thoughts and prayers, wishing we could be there.

Lorrie Anne Tovias

October 5, 2012

Words cannot express how very sorry I am to have lost my favorite aunt. We are sending thoughts and prayers your way, and I will truly miss her.

Diane Frasure

October 4, 2012

George and Family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of you sister. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Your Sodexo Family.

Nessa Jones

October 3, 2012

I regret not being able to see you these past two months me & AJ kept talking about it but car issues kept us home. I am honored to have met you and to have shared some quality time with you. You will always be in my heart Momma Findley <3 You are someone I have admired for your strength & courage. Your peaceful now momma we love you and will truly miss you!!

Laura Carr

October 3, 2012

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.