Melissa Renee (Oppermann) Dockery

Melissa Renee (Oppermann) Dockery, 49, of La Grange, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 surrounded by her family
at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. She was born in La Grange May 28, 1964, the daughter of Delores Lila  (Quade) Oppermann and Fred H. Oppermann. She married David Dockery Oct. 16, 1982 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in La Grange. Dockery worked as the Controller for Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative receiving her 30-year service award. She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was a volunteer for the Optimist Club and helped with the La Grange ISD scholarship program. She dedicated 25 years of her life helping the children of the community. She is survived by her mother, Delores Oppermann of La Grange; husband, David Dockery 
of 31 years; daughter, Amanda Dittert and husband Saxon of Bryan; two sons, Ryan Dockery of Conroe and Tyler Dockery of La Grange; sister, Michelle Martin and husband Scott, of La Grange; grandmother, Glennie Oppermann of Bastrop; aunt, Barbara Fulton of Bastrop; and father-in-law, Calvin Dockery of La Grange. She was preceded in death
by her father, Fred Henry Oppermann; grandparents, Arthur Oppermann and Robert and Elfa Quade; and mother-in-law, Margaret Dockery. Visitation was Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family received friends from 5-7 p.m. A prayer service was held at 7 p.m.  Funeral services were held at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in La Grange, Texas, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Burial followed at La Grange City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Central Texas Region, 2433 Ridgepoint Drive B, Austin, Tx. 78754 or St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 567, La Grange, Tx. 78945. Family and friends can view and sign the guest book online at Koenig & Strickland FuneralHome of La Grange was
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