Lenora Bales Hetherly died peacefully on May 22, 2018 at her residence in Marble Falls.

A celebration of her life will be held May 31 at 1 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.

Mrs. Hetherly was born Sept. 14, 1936 to Wilma Edith (Eddie) and Leo Bales of Lampasas.

She received a master’s degree in education from The University of Texas and enjoyed teaching elementary school. She was an avid tennis player and a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Houston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Hetherly.

Mrs. Hetherly is survived by two children, Richard Hetherly of Dallas, and Julie Laine of Horseshoe Bay and her husband David; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston at gifts.mdanderson.org, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy at barbarabush.org, or to a charity of one’s choice.