Mary Jane Cozort, 78, of Fort Smith, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013, in Fort Smith. She was born February 5, 1935 in Mammoth Springs, AR to the late William Lincoln McFarland and Nancy E. Spires McFarland. She was a former employee of Gerber Products Company, a member of the Church of Christ and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Newport, AR. She was preceded in death by her husband Jerald Deane Cozort.
Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Fort Smith National Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
She is survived by two sons Garold Cozort and wife Pam of Greenwood, AR and Harold Cozort and wife Mary Elizabeth of Fort Smith, AR, three granddaughters Summer Wallace, Sara Frisby and Marilyn Reese, five grandsons Garold Cozort, Shane Cozort, Scott Frame, Christopher Cozort and Nicholas Cozort and sixteen great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Garold Cozort, Summer Wallace, Scott Frame, Nicholas Cozort, Christopher Cozort and Sara Frisby.
The family will visit with friends Monday evening, October 28, 2013, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at Edwards Funeral Home.
To place online tributes please visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.