Mary Alfreda Parish of Booneville, Arkansas (formerly of Waldron, Arkansas) went to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday, March 17, 2022 in Booneville surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born September 13, 1947 to Charles Isham and M.A. (Owens) Isham in Danville, Arkansas. She was 74 years old.
Mary was a wonderful conversationalist. She loved people and being surrounded by her loved ones. She enjoyed quilting and was very talented at painting, ceramics and especially art. She was quite the confectionist also.
Mary leaves behind to cherish her memory, her sons: Michael Smith of Booneville, Arkansas, John W. Smith and wife Casey of Round Rock Texas and Craig Lantz and wife Stephanie of Little Rock, Arkansas. Mary will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: David Smith, Kiersten Carlton, Kelly Wahl, Kaylee Jo Smith, Tyler Smith, Jake Smith, Tanya Swartwood, Zayne Lantz and Caitlin Aleksejevas as well as numerous great grandchildren. Mary is also survived by her siblings: Brenda Isham, Richard Isham and Debbie Phillips. Mary will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends she loved dearly.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and M.A. Isham.
Mary's family will hold a private celebration of life service at a later date. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.