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Mary L. (Cole) Baney

Mary L. (Cole) Baney left this life on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at her home in Lenapah, Oklahoma, at the age of 57 years, three months and seven days.

She was born on May 9, 1956 in Muscatine, Iowa, the daughter of Willie and Gladys (Balsinger) Cole.

Mary lived in Iowa during her childhood. She met her lifelong partner, J.D. Baney, in 1973 and they were united in marriage on June 13, 1975 in Davenport, Iowa. To this union four children were born, Tracy, Tina, Thomas and J.D., Jr. The family moved to Missouri and Mary raised all four children in the Cabool area. They lived in Missouri for 17 years before moving to Oklahoma in 1995 where she spent the remainder of her life.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 35 years, J.D. Baney; a grandchild, Thomas Baney; a sister, Verla Jackson; and an uncle, June Cole.

She is survived by her daughters, Tracy Thomison and husband Keith of Delaware, Oklahoma, and Tina Daniel and husband Cody of Cabool; her sons, Thomas Baney and wife Hanna Culley of Cabool and J.D. Baney, Jr. and wife Kimberly of Delaware, Oklahoma; ten grandchildren, Alex Zillman, J.D. Baney, III, Eric Zillman, Preston Zillman, Blaine Baney, Coy Baney, Tevin Daniel, Brayten Baney, Bryston Baney and Bailey Joe Baney; five step grandchildren, Chance Thomison, Skylar Thomison, Tyler Thomison, William Culley and Harmony Culley; sisters, Pat, Sue, Joyce and Charlotte; brothers, Jerry, Bill, Laverne, Doug, Mike and Dennis; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services were at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Mt. Ararat Cemetery with Richard Capp officiating. Pallbearers were Keith Thomison, Alex Zillman, Jon Daniel, Travis Bradshaw, Lane Daniel and Brent Daniel. Interment was in Mt. Ararat Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

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