Mary Jo Reed, 89, of Van Buren passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at a local nursing home. She was a resident of Crawford County since 1969, was an accomplished seamstress and loved to sing about her Lord. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Charles H. Reed; her father, Aaron Clayton O’Guinn; and her mother and stepfather, Bertha Lee (King) and Luther Huckabay.

She is survived by her three daughters, Molly Unverzagt and husband Tom and Sheila Huffstetler and husband Eddie, all of Van Buren, and Jo Ann Van Scyoc and husband Eric of Cleveland, Ohio; one son, Charles Reed and wife Nancy of Nixa, Mo.; one brother, Thomas O’Guinn Gibson; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Butterfield Assembly of God Church in Van Buren with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1751, Van Buren, AR 72957 or

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