Services for Mrs. Mary Loden were held Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 10 a.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. Mike Smithey and the Rev. Mark Clois officiated. Interment was in the Bethsaida Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Loden, 73, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.

She was the Deputy Director of Finance for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and a member of East Philadelphia Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Melton Edwards and Birdie Mae Smith Edwards; sisters, Muriel Jeanette Hofmister and Bobbie Janell Edwards.

Survivors include husbdna, Jerry Loden; son, Dudley Clark; sister, Jerry Beason; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Cameron Clark, Taylor Nichols, Gerald Herrington, Glenn Herrington, Colby Sanderford, Aubrey Copeland, Johnny Frank Smith, Harold Anderson, Richard Brewer, H.G. Cooper, Glenn Myers, Randy Hearn and Ronnie Jones.