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Mary Ethel Loughead

Mary Ethel Loughead, age 98, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at the Clark’s Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. She was born September 21, 1924 in Poplar Bluff, MO, the daughter of Jesse Swain and Elsie (Gray) Swain.

A lifelong resident of Poplar Bluff, Mary was married to Dr. John Loughead March 3, 1946 and he passed away January 7, 2013. Mary was a homemaker and a former member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Pokorny, of Piedmont and Rebecca Miller and her husband Mike, of Scottsdale, AZ.

Also surviving are three grandchildren, Amy Lanier and her husband Joe, of Raleigh, NC, John Pennington, of Piedmont, Andrew Pokorny and his wife Hope, of Farmington, MO and six great grandchildren.

Graveside service were held on Monday, March 13, 2023 at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Poplar Bluff under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel.

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