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Mary Swift

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Mary Estelle Swift, 81, of Portageville, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Born Feb. 28, 1925, in Tennessee, daughter of the late James Thomas and Pinkie Ledford May, she was a homemaker.

On Nov. 1, 1941, in Blytheville, Ark., she married James Raymond Swift, who preceded her in death on July 5, 1975. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Carol, Lee and William May; three sisters, Annalou Pipkins, Margaret McCarthy and Minnie May and one grandson, Jeffery Scott.

Survivors include one son, Tom Swift and wife, Lena, of Caruthersville, Mo.; one daughter, Lawana Logan and husband, Danny, of Portageville; one sister, Ollie Whitaker, of Allenville, Mo.; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., today, Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with the Rev. Dwight Chapman officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dry Bayou Cemetery at Hayti.