Mary Looney, age 71 of Board Camp, Arkansas, died, Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Mena Regional Health System. She was born on January 7, 1947 to John William and Minnie Eldora Woods Shurley in Poulan, Georgia.
Mary loved her family and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a pray warrior and was a member for over 50 years of the Midway Freewill Baptist Church. Mary enjoyed gardening and taking care of her family, crocheting and cooking with some of the family favorites being her delicious potato soup, hot biscuits and chocolate gravy and deviled eggs. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Joseph Jolley and Sonny Boy Shurley; her twin sister, Martha Musick and three more sisters, Monnet Wilcox, Joy Watson and Eldora Jolley.
Mary is survived by her husband of 49 years, Alvin Looney of Board Camp; her sons and daughters in law, Perry and Jenifie Looney of Board Camp, Tony Cox of Board Camp, Shane Cox of Cove and Jeffrey and Michelle Cox of Locust Grove, Oklahoma; two daughters and sons in law, Dorothy and Frank Weaver Jr. of Pocola, Oklahoma and Amanda and Charles Hensley of Mena; three brothers, Benny Jolley of Wynne, Arkansas, David Shurley of Americans, Georgia and Auther Shurley of Mena; two sisters, Mildred Huyer of Wildimar, California and Becky Womac of Athens, Tennessee; seventeen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Board Camp Cemetery with Brother Troy Denton officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be Eugene Watson, Joe Looney, DeWayne DeFluiter, Dalton Standridge, Bart Boehler, and Dereck Tubbs.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com