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Mary Rosencrants

December 9, 1931 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 89)

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MARY OPAL GALLOWAY ROSENCRANTS, 89, OF BATESVILLE PASSED AWAY ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 2021.

SHE WAS BORN ON DECEMBER 9TH, 1931 IN BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS, TO PAUL AUBREY AND OPAL HOBBS GALLOWAY. MARY GREW UP IN BATESVILLE WHERE SHE WAS SURROUNDED BY MANY WHO LOVED HER.

IN 1954 MARY AND FAMILY MOVED TO MICHIGAN WHERE SHE RAISED HER CHILDREN WHILE ALSO WORKING FOR GENERAL MOTORS. SHE ENJOYED SNOWMOBILING, DEER HUNTING WITH HER BOYS, BOWLING AND TAUGHT CERAMICS IN HER HOME. SHE THEN MOVED BACK TO BATESVILLE AFTER SHE AND HER HUSBAND RETIRED FROM GENERAL MOTORS. SHE WORKED AT GEN CORP AND LOVED VISITING AND INTERACTING WITH THE RESIDENTS AT WOODLAWN NURSING HOME. MARY TRAVELED ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES VISITING RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. SHE LOVED PEOPLE AND NEVER MET A STRANGER. SHE WAS ALWAYS ACTIVE IN HER CHURCH AND WAS A FAITHFUL MEMBER OF THE PLEASANT PLAINS CHURCH OF CHRIST. MARY LOVED GARAGE SALES AND PLAYING EUCHRE AND RUMMY WITH HER FAMILY. HER GREATEST JOY WERE HER GRAND-CHILDREN AND GREAT-GRAND CHILDREN.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE DAUGHTER, LINDA JORDAN (CHARLES) OF BATESVILLE, AR, SON, EDWARD ANDREW COURTNEY II (JANICE) OF THE WOODLANDS, TX, SON, KEITH LEE ROSENCRANTS (MICHELLE) OF BENTONVILLE, AR, SON, KEVIN LEE ROSENCRANTS (GINGER) OF GREENWOOD, MO., DAUGHTER, LINDA SUE KLEINFELD (MAX) OF BIRCH RUN, MI. NINE GRAND-CHILDREN, EDWARD ANDREW COURTNEY III (JESSICA), JOSHUA EDWARD COURTNEY, MICHAEL LEE ROSENCRANTS, COURTNEY BROOKE ROSENCRANTS, COREY KLEINFELD, ANDREA KLEINFELD, JENNIFER ROSENCRANTS, TABITHA ROSENCRANTS AND LANCE ROSENCRANTS. FOUR GREAT-GRAND CHILDREN, HUNTER LEE COURTNEY, LAYLA JEANNE COURTNEY, EDWARD ANDREW COURTNEY IV AND KENDALL KLEINFELD. TWO BROTHERS, BILLY GALLOWAY (CHONGHO) OF HESPERIA, CA, AND ANTHONY GALLOWAY (LINDA) OF SOUTHSIDE, AR, ONE SISTER, JIMMIE SMITH, OF SWARTZ CREEK, MI. AND SEVERAL NEICES, NEPHEWS AND MANY FRIENDS.

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, HER HUSBAND, BURTON LEE ROSENCRANTS, TWO BROTHERS, JOHN B. GALLOWAY AND AUBREY GENE GALLOWAY, AND ONE SON, TOMMIE LEE ROSENCRANTS.

HONORARY PALLBEARERS WILL BE HER GRAND-CHILDREN AND GREAT-GRAND CHILDREN.

FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE OCTOBER 15, 2021, AT 11:00 AM AT WILLIS FUNERAL SERVICE WITH JOHNNY KNABE OFFICIATING. THERE WILL BE A PRIVATE BURIAL. VISITATION WILL BE HELD, AT 10:00 AM PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

THE FAMILY WISHES TO THANK CARING HANDS HOSPICE FOR THEIR KINDNESS AND CARE GIVEN TO MARY. WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR ALL THE PRAYERS, CARDS AND FOOD.

MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE IN HER HONOR TO THE CHILDREN’S HOME, INC, 5515 WALCOTT RD., PARAGOULD, AR 72450.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 15, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Willis Funeral Service
3513 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501

Funeral Service
Friday
October 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Willis Funeral Service
3513 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501

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