DEXTER - Mary Helen Swinger, 77, died Feb. 28, 2003, at Missouri Southern Healthcare.
Born Jan. 6, 1926, at Charter Oak, daughter of the late Arzie and Bertie Baldwin, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dexter and 53-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
On Aug. 22, 1942, she married Harry Swinger who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Gary Swinger of Memphis, Tenn., and David Swinger of Dexter; two daughters, Diane Pruett of El Paso, Texas, and Cynthia L. Burnett of Hurley; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Dexter with the Rev. Fred Leist officiating.
Burial will follow.