DECATUR ARkansas -- Mae Lorene Swarengin, 91, of Decatur, AR died Dec. 30, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1913, in Texarkana, Texas, to John Nathan and Ellen Barnett Monk. A retired cook for the Roswell Public Schools, she move to the area in 1995 from Dexter, N.M. She was a member of Victory Missionary Baptist Church in Gentry, AR. She was preceded in death by her husband Claude E. Swarengin in 2000 and by a son, Ray Swarengin, in 1975.
Survivors include a son, Wayne Swarengin and wife Jeanene, of the home; a brother, Dean Brinkley of Arlington, Texas; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the Victory Missionary Baptist Church in Gentry, AR with the Rev. Larry Hendren officiating. Burial will be in Falling Springs Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.