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Mary Louise Evans McGonigal, age 75

Mary Louise Evans McGonigal of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. She was born on August 7, 1946 to the late Bill and Mattie Evans.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents Bill and Mattie Evans; two brothers Friday and Billy Evans; two sisters Joann Hunt and Kathenleen Evans; daughter Brenda Shelton; and three grandchildren LaWanda Lovell, Joseph Shelton, and Ashley Lewis.

Mary is survived by her three children Terry Lackey, Donna Lewis, and Raymond Lackey; daughter-in-law Angela Lackey; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brothers Sammy, Tim, and Larry; sisters Linda and Samantha; special friend of 20 years Phil Autrey; and many friends and extended family members.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022 from 6:00-8:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service. Funeral Service will follow on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:00am in the chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.

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  • April Pierce Posted January 5, 2022 5:54 PM

    What a beauty. I’m sending you all tight hugs.

    • Donna L Lewis Posted January 6, 2022 10:37 AM

      Thank you April for the kind words

  • Rachel Brown Posted January 6, 2022 9:16 AM

    Very pretty RIP

    • Donna L Lewis Posted January 7, 2022 10:54 AM

      Thank you yes she was…

  • Peggy Higley Grizzle Posted January 11, 2022 9:26 PM

    Terry, Raymond, and Donna, sorry to hear the loss of your Mom prayers, may she Rest In Peace! May the Lord comfort you in this time of sorrow! Bless each one !

  • Cynthia Walter Posted January 16, 2022 12:28 PM

    Uncle Phil and Mary’s family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mary was such a sweet and kind woman with a contagious laugh. Much love to you all.

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