Marjorie Stovesand, age 76, of Stuttgart, died Saturday, August 28 at
Stuttgart Regional Medical Center. She was born August 21, 1928 to the late
Claude C. Brown and Vida Mae Dockery Brown. She grew up in Stuttgart and
attended Stuttgart High School. Margie was married to Ed Stovesand on December
13, 1944 and this union has lasted over 59 years. She was a member of St. John's
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Gerald, Stoy
C., Lloyd and Buster Brown. Her loving husband Ed survives her as does her
daughter Claudia Hogue (Jerry) of Fayetteville and her son Jay Stovesand
(Debbie) of Carlisle. Four grandchildren survive her, Melissa Broadhurst of
Fayetteville, Jason and Eric Stovesand of Carlisle and Erin Stovesand of
Fayetteville. In addition she is survived by three great grandchildren, Hannah
Neyens of Fayetteville and Meyah and Aden Stovesand of Carlisle. Margie is also
survived by one devoted sister, Vida Marie Ruff of Stuttgart who has shared her
home with Margie and Ed for the past twenty three years. Two special friends,
Katie Heien and Glynadean Thomas, both of Stuttgart also survive her as do many
other relatives and friends.
She was a devoted mother and homemaker and in earlier years had worked at
Hartley Flying Service, Grant's Liquor Store and Weaver's Liquor Store.
The family will be at the Ruff home at 501 East 6th in Stuttgart. Memorials
are requested to the Stuttgart Agricultural Museum, St. John's Lutheran Church
or a charity of the donor's choice.
Visitation will be held Monday, August 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the chapel
of St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th and College Streets in Stuttgart. Funeral
services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 31 at St. John's Lutheran
Church with burial to follow at Lone Tree Cemetery.
- To all of Margie's Family, Our deepest sympathy, I, Jane, grew up at Bayou
Meto, living next to the Brown Family. Margie, Vida Marie, and I had lots of
good times together, as well as their brothers and my brothers and sisters.
Margie will be greatly missed. God bless you all.
Guy and Jane Hahs
- Charles B Shannon
- Vida, we'll keep you and your family in our prayers.
Donna and JR Herring
- Rikki Wright
- Thomas and Kay Shannon Kennedy
Little Rock, Arkansas
- A wonderful and very fun lady. She will be missed.
- Our sincerest sympathy, love, and prayers.
Jerry and Martha Hill
Mountain View, Arkansas
All of us are going to miss you so much, and we know that God has made a
special place for you in his Kingdom. We love you and hope that Uncle Ed,
Claudia, Jay and the entire family find comfort in God's unending love in
times ahead. Your nephew and niece,
Johnny and Paula Ruff
- Jay, Claudia, and Ed, I was very saddened to learn of Marjorie's passing.
It was good growing up with Jay and your family in the '60's...the memories
are unforgettable. My prayers are with you all.
San Antonio, Texas
- Claudia, Mother and I are thinking of you and your family. we both have
very fond memories of your Mother. I hope your family is doing okay. It's
incredible how long your Mom and Dad were married. I'm sure he'll be lost .
I can't be at the service as I have Jaine in chemo but I would love to see
you later tomorrow if you aren't going right back to fayetteville. If I miss
you, I'll write later. Love and Prayers -
Judy (Bolls) Henry and Margaret Bolls
Hot Springs, Arkansas
- Jason K. Johnson
- Our prayers are with you. You will be greatly missed.
Mayflower Food Store
- Hannah and I are gonna miss you so much Grandma, but now we have a
guardian angel watching over us. I love you very much.