Ina Marie Mauzy, 71, of Russellville passed away Sunday morning, December 1, 2019, after many health struggles, including mesothelioma. She was taken by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from her daughter’s home in Henley where she had received care from her family and Hospice Compassus the last two months.
Marie was born December 22, 1947, in Marshall AR, the daughter of the late Cephas and Ida Mae (Reynolds) Jackson.
She worked 32 years at Chesebrough-Ponds/Unilever, retiring in 2006 as a microbiology lab technician. She was also a professional piddler, an excellent cook and she enjoyed flower gardening, watching the birds and squirrels, putting together quilt pieces, mowing grass and spending time with her family. She especially loved being Meme to her grandsons. Marie was selfless and loved so many, blood didn’t make you family as her circle reached many lives.
She was a member of Westview Missionary Baptist Church, Lohman and was active in collecting shoes for the Shoeman Water Projects. She also enjoyed being involved in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox program with her daughter.
Marie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Michelle (Mauzy) and Robert Hale, Henley, grandsons Clayton Hale and Cameron Hale (Jasmine Evers) of Henley, best friends, Lisa and Steve Bates, Russellville, sisters Rosetta Sherrill, state of TX, Marlene Pace, California and Judy Korte, Fayette, and many other family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings: Cephas ‘Snoball’ Jackson, Jr, Eldridge ‘EJ’ Jackson, Mildred Farris, Bill Jackson, Hildred Keene, Donna Blackwell and Joseph ‘Buddy’ Jackson.
Family and friends will be received from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2019, at Hickory Hill Baptist Church, Eugene with a memorial service to follow. Bro Mike Hearst, Westview Missionary Baptist Church and Bro Steve Hogard, Hickory Hill Baptist Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Westview Missionary Baptist Church – Stair Fund, 1036 Lomo Dr, Jefferson City MO or Operation Christmas Child, PO Box 3000, Boone NC 28607 or at https://sampur.se/34PIGUw.
Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville is in charge of the arrangements.
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