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Mary Pryor

Mary Marie Pryor died Friday, May 18, 2012, at her daughter, Sue Arvin’s, home in Sun Valley, Nev. She was 88.

Mrs. Pryor was born May 30, 1924, in Coweta, Okla., the oldest of 10 children. She married J.B. Pryor on May 16, 1945. They had three children, six grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

Grandson Ryan Pryor will conduct services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Buena Vista Cemetery in Murphys. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Mrs. Pryor’s life will follow immediately at Murphys Park. All community friends who remember Mrs. Pryor and J.B. are invited to join.

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