February 12, 2009

(2/16/1941 - 2/9/2009)

Mary Ann Hines, 67, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away Monday, February 09, 2009, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

She was born February 16, 1941, at Marshalltown, Iowa to Ernest Neff and Elise Mae Dowell Davis. She grew up in the Marshalltown area and attended school through the ninth grade at Anson Junior High School in Marshalltown.

Mary Ann married Norman Francis Hines on August 9, 1958, at Kahoka, Missouri. He passed away June 8, 2003. She was a homemaker and assisted her husband in their farming operation. She was a member of the Memphis United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her dog, Sweet Pea, riding her mule and her biggest enjoyment came from spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Curtis Hines and his wife, Laura of Arbela, Missouri; two daughters: Brenda Long and her husband, David and Deborah Woods and her husband, Kevin, all of Memphis, Missouri and a daughter-in-law, Jill Hines of Downing, Missouri. Other survivors include ten grandchildren: Kevin Bryan Woods and his wife, Jenny, of Windsor, Colorado; Faith Ann Miller and her husband, Buzz, of Memphis, Missouri; Sean Woods and friend, Clarinda Garrett, of Warrensburg, Missouri; Matthew Woods, Memphis, Missouri; Jim Long and his wife, Amanda, of Memphis, Missouri; Eric Long of Memphis, Missouri; Jeff Long who is currently enlisted with the U.S. Navy; Chase Hines and his wife, Megan, of Arbela, Missouri; Betsy Kraus and her husband, Greg, of Arbela, Missouri; Tyler Hines of Downing, Missouri; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Ray and her husband, Bill, of Luray, Missouri; Edna Ray and her husband, Bob, of Marshalltown, Iowa; Rose Marie Gardner and her husband, Marlin, of Melbourne, Iowa; two brothers: Robert Davis and Ronnie Davis, both of Marshalltown, Iowa; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Travis Hines and three brothers: Ernest H. Davis, Jr., Harry Davis, Donald Davis and many friends.

Visitation will open after 9 A.M. at the funeral home on Thursday, February 12, 2009 with the family present to greet relatives and friends between 6 and 8 P.M.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, February 13, 2009 at the Memphis Funeral Home with the Reverend Beryl Cragg officiating. Music will be provided by Joan Hinds and Reverend Terry Lippstreu. Burial will follow the service in the Kahoka Cemetery in Kahoka, Missouri. Casket bearers will be Jerry Hocker, Dennis O'Brian, Jack March, Marlin Oberholtzer, Larry Wiggins and Jim Hetzer. Honorary bearers will be Jim Long, Eric Long, Jeff Long, Chase Hines, Tyler Hines, Matthew Woods, Sean Woods and Bryan Woods.

Memorials may be made to the Memphis Theater and may be left at or mailed to Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555. Online condolences may be sent to Mary Ann's family via mmphisfh@nemr.net.

Arrangements are under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home.

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