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Marie Hatfield, age 81

Marie Hatfield, age 81, of Bryant, Arkansas passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022.

Marie is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse L. and Ruth S. Moore.

Marie passed away at Springhill Baptist Hospital, where she retired after 37 years as a nurses’ aid. She was raised in the Methodist church but later attended First Assembly of God—NLR until she moved to Bryant.

Marie enjoyed monthly lunches with her classmates from Ole Main High School. She enjoyed time with friends and family and spent many years camping at the lake, going on trips, watching the Razorback games and going out to eat with family and friends. In the past year, she was limited in independent travel but loved keeping up with everyone. She loved her family and friends with all her heart and will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Marie is survived by her brother Charles (Sylvia), two sons, David (Patricia) Hatfield and Mark Hatfield, daughter Karma Hatfield Smoke, her grandsons Chad (Jeanna) Bartelt and Chase Bartelt, three great grandchildren and many more extended family members and friends.

Visitation will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service on Thursday, September 22, at 10 am and service at 10:45 am, followed by burial at Arkansas Memorial Gardens.

Services entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 W Main St, Jacksonville, 501-982-3400.


  • Ron and Linda Rhude Posted September 17, 2022 12:57 PM

    We will miss you. RIP, Dear Marie.

    • Karma Smoke Posted September 20, 2022 10:14 AM

      Thank you being part of her wonderful life!

  • Claudie Smith Posted September 17, 2022 6:37 PM

    She was an amazing person who always smiled and had the biggest heart.May you Rest in Love .

    • Karma Smoke Posted September 20, 2022 10:15 AM

      I’m so glad you came to see her. She loved your visits!

  • Karma Smoke Posted September 18, 2022 8:33 AM

    Mom loved her family and friends with all her heart. I’m grateful for the last four years that we shared a home together and I that I got to hear so many of her joyful memories that she made with her friends and family.

    I miss her so much yet I’m grateful that she did not have to endure long-term suffering.

  • Carolyn Scruggs Posted September 18, 2022 12:29 PM

    So sorry to hear about the death of Marie….she was a wonderful, fun loving friend throughout
    NLR High School days. I have great memories of her giggle, always smiling and wiling to help
    anyone in any way! Prayers go out for her family and good friends. Carolyn Scruggs
    Class of 1959 NLRHS

    • Karma Smoke Posted September 19, 2022 9:29 AM

      Thank you Carolyn. She certainly enjoyed the monthly luncheons. She spoke highly of you all.

      Her daughter,
      Karma Smoke

      • Lisa K Shelby Posted September 20, 2022 4:36 PM

        Karma, your family was a big part of my childhood & I cherish those memories and the ones of your mother. RIL Marie.

        • Karma Smoke Posted September 30, 2022 9:58 AM

          We had a wonderful childhood!! Thank you, Lisa

  • Javy Carrillo Posted September 20, 2022 7:27 AM

    May the Lord give her eternal light. Peace and strength for the family.

    • Karma Smoke Posted September 30, 2022 9:59 AM

      Appreciate you for being at the pool for her life celebration!

  • Kerri Daniels Posted September 21, 2022 4:39 PM

    Thinking of you and yours. May the love of friends and family be a source of comfort at this time.

    • Karma Smoke Posted September 30, 2022 9:59 AM

      Thank you, Kerri!

  • Greg and Portia Pierce Posted September 21, 2022 6:51 PM

    She was such a precious lady . We sure loved and thought the world of her . Many prayers for each of you

    • Karma Smoke Posted September 30, 2022 10:00 AM

      Thank you! She adored you and Greg.. and of course, Freida. Thank you for coming to her service.

  • IDella Waits Posted January 23, 2023 6:50 AM

    So very sorry for your loss. Marie and I worked at Baptist Hospital in North Little Rock for many years. She was such a loving person always willing to hielp. I was wondering why I hadn’t heard from her in such a long time, and I just found her obituary today It broke my heart rest in peace Marie we love you, but God love you more.

  • IDella Waits Posted January 23, 2023 6:53 AM

    We lost a wonderful person rest in peace, Marie

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