The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

November 10, 2012

Mary Denise McDonald

Palestine Herald-Press

— Graveside services for Mary Denise McDonald, 30, of Palestine, Texas will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Magnolia Cemetery in Tucker with Brad Starr officiating.

Mary went to sleep in death on Nov. 2, 2012 in Houston, Texas.

She was born Jan. 23, 1982 in Chicago Ill., to Jerry McDonald and Lenora Starr McDonald.

Mary was the second of three daughters. She was a kind person who loved people in general. She loved music, singing and drawing.

No one was more important to her than the love for her daughters, (Chyna and Neveah) her “girls” as she would call them.

She is survived by her daughters, Chyna and Neveah Swanson; parents, Jerry and Lenora McDonald; sisters, Mayme and Marsha McDonald; fiance, Lee Edward Swanson; nieces, Symphanee Smith and Lenora McDonald; nephews, Jakobe and Isaiah Pursley; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Funeral Home.