Melola Ann Loughary, 89, of Advance was born March 15, 1917, at Lowndes, the daughter of Tom and Dovie Phillips Newell, and died Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at the Advance Nursing Center.
Melola was a homemaker and a member of Christ Gospel Church of Puxico.
She and Cecil Loughary were united in marriage in 1930, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1973.
Survivors include two sons, Herb Loughary of Advance and Don Loughary of Hillsboro; three daughters, Lillian Deckman of Steadman, Carlene Jensen of Brownwood, and Irma Estes of Advance; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter; a granddaughter; and three grandsons.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 18, 2006, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. Don Loughary officiating.
Interment will follow in the Brownwood Cemetery.