Kathryn R. Bywaters

Kathryn R. Bywaters, age 94, of Devine, Texas went to join our Lord on Sunday, June 12 in Devine, Texas.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents, Margarite and Raymond Redus; husband, William Bywaters; and sister, Nettie Petri.
Kathryn was a member of the First Baptist Church of Devine for over 80 years and she enjoyed volunteering twice a week at the Devine Area Hospice Store for 25 years. She loved to travel and cherished her trips to Israel; St. Petersburg, Russia; and Europe. An ardent card player up until her passing, she inspired comradery and competition. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she was affectionately, yet against her will, known by her family as “Giggy,” In a final act of charity, she donated her body “to science” through UT Health, San Antonio.
Kathryn is survived by her sons, Williams Bywaters II, Charles Bywaters; daughter-in-law, Sharon Bywaters (Joe Henry); four grandchildren, William Bywaters III, Dawn Viktorin (Charles), Jennifer Bywaters, and Kathryn Bywaters; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Devine. Date TBD