Annette Nemmer Carruth
B: 1964-12-26
D: 2019-06-17
View Details
Carruth, Annette Nemmer
Petronella Furgeson
B: 1922-08-17
D: 2019-06-16
View Details
Furgeson, Petronella
John W. Fulbright
B: 1923-07-25
D: 2019-06-14
View Details
Fulbright, John W.
Donald J. Baker
B: 1940-04-01
D: 2019-06-13
View Details
Baker, Donald J.
Santiago Chavez
D: 2019-06-13
View Details
Chavez, Santiago
Antonio Pena
B: 1943-09-09
D: 2019-06-13
View Details
Pena, Antonio
Herbert Houston
B: 1926-10-07
D: 2019-06-08
View Details
Houston, Herbert
Alondra Garcia
D: 2019-06-08
View Details
Garcia, Alondra
Doris Winkler
B: 1926-04-21
D: 2019-06-07
View Details
Winkler, Doris
Cynthia Ann Lozoya
B: 1952-07-29
D: 2019-06-07
View Details
Lozoya, Cynthia Ann
Mattie Jewel Dunn
B: 1928-07-02
D: 2019-06-03
View Details
Dunn, Mattie Jewel
Joyce Marquez
B: 1934-04-23
D: 2019-06-02
View Details
Marquez, Joyce
Wanda Martin
B: 1935-11-10
D: 2019-05-29
View Details
Martin, Wanda
Patricia A. Hancock
B: 1929-04-16
D: 2019-05-28
View Details
Hancock, Patricia A.
Carlos Pesina
D: 2019-05-26
View Details
Pesina, Carlos
Dorathy Lee
B: 1934-10-30
D: 2019-05-25
View Details
Lee, Dorathy
Patricia Ann Jansing
B: 1928-07-26
D: 2019-05-24
View Details
Jansing, Patricia Ann
E.D. Williamson
B: 1929-12-20
D: 2019-05-24
View Details
Williamson, E.D.
Cecilia Jimenez
D: 2019-05-24
View Details
Jimenez, Cecilia
Thomas Brace
B: 1963-01-19
D: 2019-05-21
View Details
Brace, Thomas
Casandra Rodriguez
B: 1981-07-23
D: 2019-05-18
View Details
Rodriguez, Casandra


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695
Sam E. Mangrum

Sam E. Mangrum

Monday, January 20th, 1930 - Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Sam E. Mangrum, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Sam E. Mangrum with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Sam Mangrum, 89, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 in McGregor, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 9, at OakCrest Funeral Home, with Aryn Mojica officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, at the funeral home.

Sam was born January 20, 1930, in Mineral Wells, Texas, to W.J. and Lorene (Jordan) Mangrum. He was a veteran of the United States Army and the National Guard. Sam was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather. He was hardworking, an astute businessman and for many years owned and operated Mangrum Air Conditioning in Stephenville. He had a passion for antique cars and rebuilt Model T Fords, giving each of his four children one of his lovingly remodeled cars. Sam was a member of the Commemorative Air Force, the Boy Scouts of America and served on the Lacy Lakeview City Council for several years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lacy Lakeview.

Sam is survived by Jo Ann Mangrum, his daughter, Linda Erlanson and husband, Mike, of Hewitt; son, Bobby Mangrum and wife, Mary Jane, of Stephenville; daughter, Brenda Lowe and husband, David, of Troup; son, Tim Mangrum and wife, Debbie, of Stephenville; eight grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, W.D. Mangrum; three sisters, Lucille Bone Lau, Millie Feller, and Martha Mears Dees.

Sign the Guestbook at
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Sam E. Mangrum, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 10:30am
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Waco Memorial Park
    6623 Interstate 35 S
    Robinson, TX 76706
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Sam E. here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Chris, Stacie, Kendyl and Danny Croft, Jeff Roper & Carrier Enterprise, and others have sent flowers to the family of Sam E. Mangrum.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Susan Janek

Posted at 05:09pm
So sorry to hear of Sam's passing - we have you all in our thoughts and prayers. Charles & Susan Moran Janek

Leigh Anne

Posted at 09:14pm
My deepest condolences to Linda, Bobby and Joanne and the rest of the family. Sam will forever have a place in my heart and I was so blessed to be one of his nurses. I will miss that sweet smile! Fly high with the Lord sweet angel! -Leighanne

Chris, Stacie, Kendyl and Danny Croft

Posted at 02:07pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Flower Image

Chris, Stacie, Kendyl and Danny Croft purchased flowers for the family of Sam E. Mangrum.


Jeff Roper & Carrier Enterprise

Posted at 08:39pm
Wishing you peace, comfort, and the courage to face the days ahead. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Flower Image

Jeff Roper & Carrier Enterprise purchased flowers for the family of Sam E. Mangrum.


Wheelis Family

Posted at 08:18am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Flower Image

Wheelis Family purchased flowers for the family of Sam E. Mangrum.


Photos & Videos

Photo Album