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“Gerald , Rene & Family,We are so sorry for your loss . Your mom was a very sweet & special lady. Please know our thoughts & prayers are...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Randy & Teresa Hargrave

“Gerald - and Family, I was very saddened to hear about your mother. She was such a very nice lady, and fond memories of her when we were growing up...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Mark Northcut

“Gerald, Rene, Greg, Vicki & family, we are so sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. May you find...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Deanna & Don Yeager

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Julie Durham

“I am so sorry for your loss. Ann was such a sweet person and will be truely missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Charlotte Lillard

“Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Matt & Buffy Nehring

“Our thoughts are prayers are with you and your family. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Matt & Buffy Nehring

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you.The Family of Calvin & Mildred Adams:Donna Adams ZemanekJanet Adams Slaughter ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Donna Zemanek

“Greg and Vicki and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you peace and comfort in the days and weeks to come. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Ken and Marilyn Hawkins

“May the Lord give you comfort & Strength at this time. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Lisa Houle

“Gerald, I am so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking of you and your family in my prayers. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Melissa Leavelle

“Thoughts & prayers are with you. Cherish the memories and all that she taught you!! ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Bettye, Clay & Brittany Maroon

“I'm very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers! ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Jessica Casper

“Gerald, Rene and family, Jim and I are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Jim & Sheri Weber

“I will always remember Auntie Ann's laughter and giggles when she got together with my Mom and Dad. Also, her cute accent and jolliness. She was so...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: becky davis

“Sending love and prayers from our family to yours. It was such an honor to know Ann. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Tony & Laura Pitchford

“so sorry to hear of your loss. prayers for strength thur this time and the days ahead. *hugs* ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: janice dryden

“I am going to miss my favorite aunt, she brought so many memories to me after I lost my Mom. They were a pair divided and now they are back together...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Steve Davis

“Prayers for strength and peace. Beautiful picture of Ann. Gerald and Rene, we are sending hugs from SC. Wish we could be there. God Bless. XXOO ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Marty & Kelli Ingram

“Oliver,Char and I are saddened to hear of Ann's passing. May God bless you with his strength, comfort, and hope in the risen Lord Jesus. -Glenn and...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Glenn and Char Kramer

“Gerald, Rene and family: You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if you need anything. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Jim & Cherime Greenman


Shirley Ann Groppe September 22, 1935 - September 3, 2013 Shirley Ann Groppe of Robinson passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Sodalis Elder Living in Waco. Services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 6, at St. John United Church of Christ in Robinson with the Rev. Scott Spence officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 5, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Garden Room. Ann was born September 22, 1935, in Waco, Texas, to Payne, Sr. and Lucille Hallmark. Ann married Oliver Groppe on August 12, 1961. She retired from Robinson I.S.D. after 20 years of service. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Robinson, where she played the organ and was a member of the church choir. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Dorothy Davis; and two brothers, Richard and Payne, Jr. She is survived by husband, Oliver Groppe of Robinson; two sons, Gerald Groppe and wife, Rene, and Greg Groppe and wife, Vicki, all of Robinson; three wonderful grandsons; and one beautiful great-granddaughter. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ or Sodalis Elder Living. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.WilkirsonHatchBailey.com.