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Mary Sue Bowie, age 88

Mary Sue Bowie, age 88, of Lonoke, Arkansas, passed away on December 1, 2022. She was born on March 14, 1934 in Bauxite, Arkansas, to the late Will and Viola Adams.

Mary is preceded in death by her daughter Dayna Lynn Ivy; son Adam Jason Bowie; husband Arthur James Bowie; siblings Pearl Adams, Leroy Adams, Buddy Adams, and Billy Adams.

Mary leaves behind her grandchildren Andrew Ivy, Aeryn Bowie, Jaden Bowie, and great granddaughter Hadley Ivy; son-in-law Russell Ivy; and sister-in-law Ester Adams.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Laurel Roybal Posted December 2, 2022 6:39 PM

    Love you, Nana!

  • Jeff Adams Posted December 4, 2022 3:17 PM

    She had such a big heart. I always loved staying with my aunt Sue and Uncle Jim when on vacation as a kid . She is in a better place now with all her family. She was a true Razorback fan . Miss you aunt Sue !

  • Ester Adams Posted December 7, 2022 8:05 PM

    What a wonderful place to spend Christmas! And not just Christmas but for an eternity.
    (Romans10:9) I was privileged to have heard your confession of faith. Love,

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