Mary Lou Claughton – a native of Lebanon, TN and a longtime resident of Mobile, AL died Friday, March 29, 2013 at her residence. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and school teacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Colonel William P. Claughton, U.S. Army (Retired). Survivors include: two children, Elsie C. (Robert) Mills and Bill (Julia) Claughton; five grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and other relatives. The family will receive friends from 10:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Radney Funeral Home, Dauphin Street. Graveside services and interment will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday at Pine Crest Cemetery.