Mary Jo Scherer, 79, of Rudy passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. She was a human resources manager at OK Foods in Fort Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard "Pop" Scherer, and a grandson, Joshua Michael Scherer.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Floyd of Kingsland, Ga., and Debbie Brown of Rudy; one son, Michael Scherer of Rudy; eight grandchildren, Jacob Brown of Van Buren, Miranda Marino of New Orleans, La., Adam Floyd of Valdosta, Ga., Ross Floyd of Locust Grove, Ga., Autumn Payne and Elizabeth Scherer, both of Houston, Ark., and Tori Michael of Mansfield; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was Nov. 5 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Hall Cemetery in Natural Dam under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Pallbearers were Jacob Brown, Nathan Thornbrugh, Zach Payne, Jeremy Michael, Mike Marino, Ross Floyd and Adam Floyd.

Honorary pallbearers were North Michael, Ryan Brown, Jeremy Simons, Isaiah Brown, Caedmon Floyd, Zachary Payne and Jeff Simmonds.

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