Amy Lou Harllee, 80, passed away peacefully at home near Boerne, Texas, in the early morning of October 1, 2009, surrounded by her beloved family. Amy was born to Theodore and Theodosia Lane Moffett on June 3, 1929, in Dilley, Texas, and was preceded in death by her parents and her older brothers, Lane and Jesse Robert. She is survived by her husband, Ed Harllee; daughters, Debbie Pierce of San Antonio and Teri King of San Francisco; sons-in-law, George Pierce and Jackie King; brothers, Ted and Frank Moffett of Dilley, Texas, and Cliff Moffett of Blanco, Texas; sister, Nancy Dalbey of Hawaii; grandson, Christian King; two great-grandsons, Cale and Anthony King; and numerous extended family and friends who enriched her life in so many ways. In 1949, at the age of 19, Amy Harllee graduated with teaching credentials and a BA in Music from Texas Women's College, with piano as her main instrument. She married Ed Harllee of Hondo, TX, on June 11, 1949, and they resided primarily in San Antonio before relocating to Boerne in 1991. Amy spent more than 30 years as a teacher, including North East Independent School District and Boerne Independent School District. She was an inspiring educator, an advocate for children with special needs, a talented fabric/quilting artist, and was active in several women's clubs in the Boerne area. Most importantly to Amy and to her family, she was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. Amy was moved by the kindness of her friends and relatives throughout her illness. Her family wishes to extend their gratitude to all who brightened Amy's final days with their gifts of time and thoughtfulness. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Amy Harllee Memorial Fund, c/o Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation, 543 State Hwy 46 W, Boerne, TX 78006.

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  1. I wish all of the best to Ed and the rest of the family during this difficult time. Amy was a delightful friend. She will be missed by all who enjoyed her sweet and considerate ways. I do recall the great testimony her brothers gave to Amy’s essential guidance, nurturing and care during their upbringing.

  2. Miss Harley, as all of her first graders at Larkspur Elementary called her, was our favorite teacher. She loved each and everyone of us. The first year that Larkspur opened she was there to greet us with that wonderful smile of hers every morning. She gave us the gift of herself. Years passed before I saw her again. I was taking my daughter to Fabra Elementary on her first day of first grade and there she was…still giving of herself to more students. We would run into each other around Boerne, usually at Mague’s during lunch, and after a warm hug she would remind me of the scare I gave her in first grade. She blamed all her gray hair on me and the day I ran away from school. Miss Harley you will be missed and thank you for the love of learning that you instilled in me when I was just a first grader.

  3. Thinking of you and how so very blessed we were to have such a precious “Aunt Amy”. She added so much to our lives and we loved her so very much. Love always, Shirolyn, Teela, Jess and Genie Moffett

  4. Amy will be missed. She was such a wonderful and loving educator. Her warmth added so much to our school. Blessings to her family. Dianne Kyle Former Principal Curington Elementary,Boerne

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