Ida Mae McGrue was born on November 30, 1930, to Jeff and Pearl Perryman, in Runge, Texas. She spent time in Karnes City and Kenedy before marrying Robert McGrue in 1948. They lived in Corpus Christi, where they had their only child, then moved to San Antonio. During their time, Robert and Ida loved to travel all over the country, particularly out west. Ida was a member of the Church of the Living God and retired from the Alamo Community College District. Ida, or “I.M.,” as she was affectionately called by some, was self-taught in playing the piano and other instruments. In fact, music is THE family affair, in that many family members are gifted musically. In total, Ida had 10 siblings, eight of whom have pre-deceased her. She was also pre-deceased by her parents and husband Robert. She passed away just one day before what would have been her 72nd wedding anniversary with her husband. Left behind to cherish Ida’s memory are her daughter, Glenda Ellison, sister, Ivy Jones, brother, Richard Perryman, her four grand-children: Steve, Wade, Michael and Carrie, and four great-grandchildren, along with many other friends and relatives. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to the Stockdale Residence and Rehabilitation Center, located at 300 W. Salmon St., Stockdale, Texas 78160.

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  1. Mae was truly a woman of God, I loved being in her present, we had so many laughs and memories together. She will be missed. Praying for comfort, peace and strength family. Marvin & Reba McGrue

  2. Sister Mc Grue was a sweet lady to everyone she knew.And sing like an angel. I am praying for the family loss I love all of you. I am going to miss her.My condolences to the family.

  3. Our deepest condolences to the family on the passing of our beloved Sister Ida McGrue. A beautiful child of God who truly lived her life for Christ. May her legacy continue thru her family. She was loved by many and will surely be missed. May the good Lord continue to bless and keep you is our prayer for the family. 👪 🙏 ❤ Dea & Missionary Bedford and COLG II

  4. Someone so special will never be forgotten, happy times I could never regret. Wonderful memories will live on forever, in our hearts we will never forget. Aunt Mae we will love you forever. Rosie McGrue Kitchen and Family

  5. Thank you so much Wendy, especially for helping us get in touch with the right people to get my grandmother the care that she needed.

  6. She’ll be truly missed I miss her singing her beautiful smile she was a wonderful lady I love her truly my condolences to the family

  7. To my cousins Glenda Gayle and children, I am so sorry about Mae. She was a sweetheart that I loved. I can see her sitting there playing the piano and singing up i Heaven with Glynn as they are together again. I love you and will keep all of you in my prayers. Love, Lillian Joyce (Polk) Gunter

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