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Marsha Ann Stagner, age 78

Marsha Ann Stagner, 78, of Jacksonville passed away on July 28, 2022, in Jacksonville, Arkansas. She was born on July 14, 1944, to the late Anderson “Tex” Benjamin Alexander and Earle Lucille Smith Alexander.

Ann was a farmer and enjoyed working with her animals. She loved her goats, cats and was a member of the American Dairy Goat Association dating back to the 1980’s. She also volunteered and was a board member of the Lonoke County Fair for many years. She enjoyed collecting dragons, books, and Breyer horses as well as spending time with her family and friends.

Ann is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Gary Michael Stagner; her sister Katherine Hayford; and her brother David Alexander.

Ann leaves behind to cherish her memory her children Michael Stagner (Trish), James Stagner, Kimberly Summerford (Joe); her grandchildren Kristian, Kayla, Austin, Sammie, Tia, Meadow, Morgan, Carlee, Matthew, Jonathan, Joey S, Katie, Joey J, and Hazel; her great grandchildren Mason, Michael, Michelle, Amaya, Rhea, Isabella, Landon, and Aleigha; her brother Rob Alexander (Sheila); her nephew Raymond Hayford (Susan); and her niece Rebekah Harrison; special family, Hayle, Theresa, Dillion, Hannah, Haylee, Harper, Haydan, Cindy, Hunter and many extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday August 5, 2022, at 2:00 PM at A Natural State Funeral Service.

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

To view a tribute slide show of Ann, please follow the link provided below.


  • Justin Crowder Posted August 2, 2022 6:19 PM

    We are going to miss this sweet woman. Kim we are praying for you and your family. Love you all from Justin and Stephanie

  • Charlene Posted August 4, 2022 6:07 PM

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I did not realize that she was sick. Prayers for your family.

  • Virginia Taylor Posted August 4, 2022 8:38 PM

    Mike so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs

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