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Iola Preser

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Mary Iola Preser, 94, of Bloomfield died Sunday, October 23, 2011, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter. She was affiliated with the Church of Christ in Dexter.

Born in Monette, Ark., on May 26, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Stephen Albert Pyland and Lillie Demetra (Stewart) Pyland. On March 28, 1942, in Monette, she was united in marriage to Broadus Lee Presser, who preceded her in death on February 16, 1995.

Also preceding her in death are 11 brothers and sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Stephen Lee and Deborah Presser of Atlanta, Ga., and William and Tina Presser of Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Sandra Lynne and Kenneth Kingree of Bloomfield; one sister, Wanda Lea Barringer of Olive Branch, Miss., six grandchildren, Kristie Battles of Bloomfield, Stephanie Hawkins of Brentwood, Tenn., Laura Becker of Bloomfield, Todd Presser of Atlanta, Brent Presser of Cape Girardeau and Mark Presser of Marietta, Ga., and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Tuesday, October 25, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, October 26, in the funeral home chapel with the Mr. Travis Quertermous officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.

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