Mary Frances (Spencer) Piland

Sunday, April 19, 2015

LAGRANGE, TEXAS -- Mary Frances (Spencer) Piland, 95, of Austin, Texas passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015. She was born in Kaufman, Texas on Feb. 16, 1920, the daughter of Wood and Mattie (Lane) Spencer. She married Dudley Piland, Sr. in Travis County, Texas.

Mary Frances enjoyed spending time with family, friends, and church family.

She is survived by two sons: Dudley C. Piland, Jr. and wife, Cynthia, of La Grange; and Donald S. Piland, M.D. and wife, April, of Ellisinore, Mo; sister-in-law, Doris Farris of San Angelo; five grandchildren: Katy Adams and husband, Brian, of La Grange; Jen Kindsvatter and husband, Matt, of La Grange; Spencer Piland and wife, Jessica, of Phoenix, Ariz.; Rachel Piland of Malden, andRebecca Piland of Ellsinore; great-grandchildren: Madi Adams and Kindsvatter, twins on the way; and numerous extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dudley Piland, Sr.; sister, LaFawn Martin and husband, Buck; and brother, Woody T. Spencer.

Visitation was Saturday at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, in La Grange, Texas. Graveside services will be held at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, 2800 Hancock Drive, Austin, Texas 78731, at 3 p.m. o Sunday. Pastor Sid Roden will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lutherhill Ministries, P.O. Box 99, La Grange, Texas 78945-4132 or Great Hills Baptist Church, 10500 Jollyville Rd, Austin, Texas 78759.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home 208 W. Pearl, La Grange, Texas. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at


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