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Mary Barbara Mixon Kinchen

Mary Barbara Mixon Kinchen

Mary Barbara Mixon Kinchen, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away at her home on Sunday, February 5, 2023, at the age of 81. She was born on Monday, January 12, 1942, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Charles and Barbara Varnado Mixon. Mary was a graduate of Ponchatoula High School class of 1960, a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, and was an elementary school teacher. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula and had a strong Christian faith. Mary taught Sunday School, sang in choirs, and loved to sing, decorate, and watch Notre Dame football.

Mary is survived by her husband, C.W. Kinchen, many wonderful cousin and friends, and she claimed Tyler, Kyle, and Emily Ward as her own grandkids..

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her special friend "Del".

Family and friends will be received at First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, 325 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454 on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 8:00 am until 10:00 am with a Funeral Service at 10:00 am, with Dr. David Cranford officiating.

Interment will follow at Osyka Cemetery in Osyka, Mississippi.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula's building fund.

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