August 17, 1928 - February 28, 2019
Mary Frances Stonecipher, 90, of Hot Springs, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019, at CHI St. Vincent Hospital. Mary Frances was born in Hot Springs on August 17, 1928 to Marie Hinkle Pakis and George Pakis. She attended Hot Springs High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. While at the UofA, she was a loyal Kappa Kappa Gamma, Razorback Cheerleader and Razorback Beauty. She married her high school sweetheart, Gene “Stoney” Stonecipher in April of 1949. They resided in Hot Springs where her business ventures included ownership and management of The Personal Touch gift shop, Color One Associates, and a realtor for McAdams Realty. But her greatest passion and love was being a homemaker. Mary Frances will be remembered and celebrated for her endless energy, organizational skills, outgoing personality, keen sense of humor, excellent cooking and being the hostess with the mostest. She enjoyed Cross Stitch, playing cards with her girlfriends, and dedicating time and devotion to her family. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother Jack Pakis. She is survived by her brothers George Pakis Jr. and William Pakis; her son, Drew Stonecipher and wife, Carol; her daughter, Marsha Stonecipher Rawlins; five grandchildren, Alison Martin, Laura Stonecipher, Stoney Rawlins, and Barrett Feltus and husband, Robert; and five great-grandchildren, Mariah Maxwell, Isaiah Maxwell, Aubrey Martin, Nash Feltus and Hadley Frances Feltus. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. A service will be held Thursday, March 7th, at 11:00 am at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with Rev Darrell Slayton and Rev CB Baker officiating, followed by a celebration of life in the Parish Hall. The family would like to thank and acknowledge the Arkansas Hospice Staff, Garrett Wood’s Staff and BJ Thomas, her loving caregiver.
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