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Kenneth Dale Mabry

Friday, July 23, 2021
Kenneth Dale Mabry

Kenneth Dale Mabry, 83 of Burleson, Texas, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2021.

Kenneth was born in Ruston, on August 20, 1937, to George L Mabry, Jr. and Marjorie Haughton Mabry. Ken grew up in Ruston, graduating from Ruston High School in 1955 and received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Louisiana Tech in 1959.

Ken was Engineering Chief of Structural Design at General Dynamics (Later Lockheed Martin), a member of design teams for B-58, F-111 and F-16 aircraft, retiring in 1992, after 33 years of employment.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Melvin Lee Mabry, wife Theresa McMichael Mabry and wife Betty Ball Mabry. Kenneth is survived by a sister Juanita Smith (Hollis “Marty”) and a brother Burton Mabry (Shirley). He is also survived by seven children,

Monica Fehse (Roy), Michael Mabry (Sharron) and Marsha Mabry of Burleson, Texas; Marian Harris (Kevin) of Tioga, Texas; Michelle “Micki” Zint (Ronald) of Hillsboro, Texas; Marjorie McKnight (Michael) of Brighton, Colo., and Marla Kassen (Alan) of Valley View, Texas. He was known as “Papaw” to 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Laurel Land Funeral

Home and Memorial Park, 7100 Crowley Rd., Fort Worth, Texas, is handling graveside services at 9 a.m. on July 23. Donations can be made in his honor at Alzheimer’s Association at