Mary Tiffin

Mary Karlyne Tiffin, 84, went to her heavenly home on Nov. 30, 2018. Karlyne was born in Paris, Texas, June 21, 1934, to Karl Barton and Drucilla Warren Harrison. Karlyne married Harold Wayne Tiffin on May 11, 1952, in Graham, Texas, and cherished their union of 66.5 years. To their marriage, God blessed them with two sons, Wayne Odell and David Barton Tiffin.

Karlyne was a secretary and bookkeeper for many businesses during her career, culminating with the family owned Cuero Discount Lumber in Cuero. Besides her professional career, Karlyne was an active member of VFW Auxiliary, Cuero First Baptist Church, served as a volunteer EMT with Cuero EMS, Pilot Club of Cuero, Al Amin Shrine Club of Victoria, Al Amin Shrine Fire Patrol of Victoria, Eastern Star, and Daughters of the Nile.

Karlyne will be welcomed in her heavenly home by her parents; sister, Patricia Van Cleave Lewis; Great-Grandchildren, Kyler Scott Tiffin and Konner Ryan Tiffin.

Karlyne is survived by her husband, Harold; sons, Wayne (Laura) Tiffin and David (Patricia) Tiffin; Grandchildren, Thomas (LaShea) Tiffin, Kyle (Kelley) Tiffin, and Allison Tiffin; Great-Grandchildren, Ashlyn, Kaylee, Kyleigh, Makenzee, and Kaleb.

A visitation and celebration of Karlyne’s life will be held Sunday, Dec. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home. An Eastern Star service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3 at Cuero Masonic Lodge No. 409, located at 195 FM 236.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Shrine Hospitals for Children, or your preferred charity would be appreciated.

You may sign the guestbook or send condolences at

Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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