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Mary Ann Geater, age 89

Mary Ann Geater, 89, of Stuttgart, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 25, 2022. She was born in Hazen, Arkansas on September 29, 1932 to the late Jack C. Owens and Annie Ruth Tucker Owens.

Mary Ann is preceded in death by her parents Jack and Ruth Owens; her loving husband of 48 years Ed Geater; 4 brothers Pete Newsom, Charles Owens, Johnny Owens, and Jerry Owens; and 2 stepdaughters Danita Gillespie and Gail Jones.

Mary Ann enjoyed going to the casinos, bingo, and camping. She was a long-standing member of First Christian Church where she worked with the CWF for many years. Mary Ann loved her family and especially her grandchildren.

A special thanks to the hospice team and her long time Care Giver, Linda Hunt.

Mary Ann leaves behind her daughter Sharon Hunt (Travis) of Carlisle; son Ronnie Jones (Kim) of Devalls Bluff; 2 stepsons David Geater (Shirley) of Cabot and Edward Geater (Karen) of Benton; sister Marie Price of Devalls Bluff; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and many friends and extended family members.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 1:00pm with Funeral Service to follow at 2:00pm at First Christian Church; 10th and Main Street, Stuttgart, Arkansas. Burial will be at Hazen Cemetery, Hazen, Arkansas following the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Penni & Tracy Rowland Posted April 27, 2022 9:29 AM

    Amy, so very sorry to hear about grandma!! Sending big hugs and prayers for you all!! 🙏🙏

  • Becky and Carl Meier Posted April 27, 2022 9:48 AM

    So sorry to hear about Mary Ann. I enjoyed working with her and was honored to be considered her friend. After her retirement Carl and I would see her and Ed at the casino. Always a pleasure to see her smiling and sometimes mischievous face! I also remember some “Producer girl” parties at her house. I know the family has some very fond memories they will always cherish.

  • Carol Coombs Posted April 27, 2022 10:26 AM

    I am sure Aunt Mary Ann will be missed by all of us. My love goes out to you Ronnie and to Sharon Ann and of course the rest of the family. Wish I could be with you guys but I will be there in spirit.

  • Gail Derryberry Boyer Posted April 27, 2022 12:56 PM

    Enjoyed her growing up with Sharon. Love the family.

  • Janice Terrell Posted April 28, 2022 11:37 AM

    More wonderful memories of her than I can share at this time. Mary Ann, Ed, Arlin, and Janice, did we ever have some great, memorable times. Everyone should hope to have what we had. Prayers to the family, she was special.

  • Terri Tudor Posted April 28, 2022 2:16 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I will miss seeing my neighbor.

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