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Mary Frances Haile McCall ex

Mary Frances Haile McCall ex passed away May 24 in Victoria. She was a teacher and served as a principal of Trinity Episcopal Church School for seven years. She was also principal of Hopkins School for 20 years. She was active in numerous professional associations including the Gulf Bend Mental Health-Mental Retardation Association and the Social Advocates for Youth Association. She served on the board of directors of the Becky Lack Day Care Center and was instrumental in founding this organization to serve children of low-income working mothers. She also served on the board of directors of the Salvation Army and the City-County Child Welfare Board. In 1968 she was honored at the annual Victoria Chamber of Commerce banquet with the Community Service Award for long and devoted service to the children of Victoria. On Feb. 22, 1973, Hopkins School and the City of Victoria honored her with a daylong celebration of “Mary Frances McCall Appreciation Day.” She was a member of St. Phillip Episcopal Church, Beeville; and Trinity Episcopal Church, Victoria.