Mary Bailey Stimpson, 68, of LaBelle died Monday, July 27. A native and lifelong resident of the area, she was born on May 2, 1947, in Nederland, to Ella DeFee and Homer Bailey.

Mary enjoyed traveling and dining out. She was an avid reader.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Richard Stimpson and son, David Stimpson, both of Labelle; brothers, Jack Bailey of Port Arthur, John Bailey of Nederland and David Bailey of Orange;and sister, Dema Hubert and her husband, John, of LaBelle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Homer Bailey, Jr. and William Bailey and sister, Theresa Bailey.

A gathering of Mrs. Stimpson’s family and friends will begin at 9:30 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 31, at Broussard’s, Nederland. Her interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Stimpson’s memory to American Cancer Society, #4 Bayou Brandt, Suite B, Beaumont, Texas 77706.