PRUE KOCKLER

Prue Kockler was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma in the middle of World War II. While her dad was in bootcamp, with a baby in arms and the help of her extended family, her mother soldiered on. When her dad returned from the war on Christmas Day 1945, the family rented a farm with no electricity and no running water. Prue’s faith and roots grew deep during these farm years. Prue met Barry, the love of her life, earlier than she had planned. After Barry finished at Rice University, his jobs transferred them many times across the country and back again. With each move, God prepared the way. Forty-seven years ago, they ended up in Double Oak, Texas in the home where they live today. In this home, Prue and Barry raised four children. They have welcomed, loved, cared for, and enjoyed twelve grandchildren. Today, she says she is a blessed Mema indeed! She and Barry will soon celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.