Mary Slayden

Thursday, August 9, 2007

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mary Magdalene Slayden, 84, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in the Emergency Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Nov. 10, 1922, at Chaffee, daughter of Frank Stanley and Pearl Watson Moore. She and Dr. William H. Bagbey were married in February 1943. She and Patrick O'Mara were married March 17, 1961. He died Nov. 22, 1979. She and James F. Slayden were married May 3, 1981. He died Aug. 10, 1999.

Slayden was a member of First Baptist Church and Chaffee Eastern Star Chapter 48.

Survivors include a son, Frank Bagbey of Cape Gir-ardeau; a daughter, Pamela Bagbey of Chaffee; two sisters, Gwen French of Sikeston, Mo., Jean Harrell of Chaffee; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, a grandchild and a great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the chapel, with the Rev. Watis Harrell officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery.