Originally Published: May 20, 2010 8:50 p.m.
Mary Lu Anna Swain, born Aug. 16, 1913, age 96, a former resident of Bagdad, Ariz., got her wish and went home to be with the Lord on May 13, 2010.
Preceding her in death was her husband Keith K. Swain and her son Manford F. Swain.
May Lu is survived by her son Robert K. Swain; grandchildren Nena Murphy, Miles F. Swain, Richard Swain, Robert Ray Swain, Frank Swain, Kimberly Cardinas and Cori Hollingshead; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Mary Lu was strong in her faith and a great role model to all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was loved by her family and will be greatly missed.
Information provided by survivors.