Mary Hazel Holt, 94, of Mulberry passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Ozark. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was born Nov. 2, 1920, in Mulberry to the late William Luster and Ida Mae (Brooks) Campbell. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus A. Holt Sr.; one son, Rufus A. Holt Jr.; granddaughter, Jessica Holt; two sisters, Edna Wallace and Lavona Reed; and one son-in-law, Ralph Jones.
Survivors include three daughters, Willie Ruth Jones of Mulberry, Wilma McDaniel of Owasso, Okla., and Marilyn Marshall of Dyer; two sons, Jesse Holt Sr. of Ringgold, Ga., and the Rev. David Holt, D.V.M., of Ozark; one sister, Willie Mae Kelly of Mulberry; one sister-in-law, Josie Lea Brown of Clarksville; 15 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ocker Chapel of Alma with interment in Pope Cemetery in Mulberry under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jesse (J.R.) Holt II, Daniel Holt, Roger Jones, Denver Holt, Ricky Jones and Troy McDaniel.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, David (D.J.) Holt, Ronnie Jones, Caleb Holt, Susan Jones, Glenna Cooper, Dennis (Red) Jones, Randall Jones, Annette Masterson and Tammy Brammer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rufus and Hazel Holt Scholarship Fund, c/o Dama Smith, Mountainburg Public Schools, 129 U.S. 71 SW, Mountainburg, AR 72946.
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