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1932 Mary 2020

Mary Jane Hess

November 24, 1932 — November 12, 2020

Our mom, Mary Jane Hess, left her earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior, husband and many family members and friends on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Services will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, November 16, 2020 at Walker Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery. She was born in Bismarck, Arkansas on November 24, 1932 to Daniel K. and Emma (Collie) Shinn. She attended Bismarck Public School and graduated in 1950. She enrolled at Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR in summer school in 1950. With two years credit, she started her teaching career in the fall of 1951 at a small school, New DeRoche, AR. She married Bill Hess on August 11, 1951. He passed away on April 23, 2007 after complications from surgery. They had 56 happy years together. She loved vacation time, traveling, gardening, when able, fishing, reading and watching great-grandchildren play, and being with family. In 1978 she enrolled at the University of Central Oklahoma and received her Master’s Degree in 1980. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, 5 brothers, and 2 sisters. She is survived by her children, Terry and Debra Hess of Shawnee, Mike Hess of Shawnee, Grandchildren: Paula and Adam Monroe, Glenn Hess, Emlee and Kevin Lovett, And the apple of her eye, 6 Great-Grandchildren: Mika and Aidan Monroe, Caleb and Gabe Hess, Tynlee and Kazin Lovett, Many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins whom she loved dearly, 2 Sisters: Annette Daniel of Glenwood, AR, Fern Davis of Bismarck, AR, Also surviving are 3 Sisters-in-laws: Bertha Shinn of Melvern, AR, Arceille Shinn of Arkadelphia, AR, Betty, Toombs of Edmond, OK Special family members: David and Laurel Salsberry and their 3 children of FL, Emily and Seyed Atharinaouh and their 4 children of OR, Chelsea Straka of OKC
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