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Mary Louise Landress

Services for Mrs. Mary Louise Landress, 87, of Wesson, will be held on Monday, August 15, at 11 a.m. at Sylvarena Baptist Church.  Visitation will be held at Sylvarena on Sunday Evening, August 14, from 5pm – 8pm and resuming Monday from 10am until the time of service.
Mrs. Landress passed away August 11, 2016, at Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital in Hazlehurst, Ms.  She was born on October 30, 1928, to John Baptiste Rappold and Amelia Dragon Rappold.
She was a member of Sylvarena Baptist Church.  She was also a member of the 50+ Club and the SylvaBells Trio.  She was a Star Teacher numerous times throughout her 31 years of teaching, and a sponsor of Y-Teens, the Wesson Puppeteers, and Senior Classes.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Robert Landress, her parents, her brother, William Rappold, and her sister Amelia Mary Ellen Rappold.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons: John Robert Landress, Jr. and wife Esta Perrott Landress, Keven Michael Landress and wife Jennifer Vinson Landress, her daughters: Daphne Lee Landress Johnson and husband Charlie Earl, Denise Lynn Landress Swogetinsky and husband Steve, her 11 grandchildren: Christopher Earl Johnson, Tabitha Michelle Johnson Rager, Stephanie Lynn Swogetinsky Isbel, Steven Swogetinsky, Jr., Mary Lynn Swogetinsky Johnson, Amelia Joy Swogetinsky, Leigh Carroll Landress Showman, John Eston Landress, Noah Andrew Landress, Mary Hanna Landress, and Amelia Faye Landress, 5 ½ great grandchildren: Marley Lynn Johnson, Matilda Lennon Johnson, Jackson Robert Showman, William Peyton Showman, Karma Elaine Isbel, and one great grandchild on the way, Andrew-John Earl Rager.
Memorials can be made to Sylvarena Baptist Church.

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