Mary Virginia Collister, 85, of Shirley, passed away October 12, 2017. Born May 17, 1932, in Peoria, Illinois to the late Martin Vansickle. Mary was a cook for the Fairfield Bay Country Club and a member of the Fairfield Bay Baptist Church; she enjoyed quilting, crafts, flowers, gardening, bingo and wrestling.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Mitchell and wife Frankie Collister of Maumelle, AR, Pam Anderson of Shirley, AR, Robert and wife Annetta Collister of Clinton, AR, Cindy Collister and significant other, Buddy Jo,eof Shirley, AR, Marsha Gable of Shirley, AR, James and wife Kathy Collister of Illinois, and David and wife Linda Collister of Greers Ferry, AR; grandchildren, Kendra Phelps, K.K. Collister, Susie Martian, Derek Collister ,Blake Collister, Curtis Collister, Autumn Pruitt, Julio Cintron, Joshua Cintron, Michelle Haynes, Amanda Lewis and Matthew Moore; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and other family and friends.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Collister and seven brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held at Fairfield Bay Baptist Church on October 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with service following at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Ken Reece officiating the service. Burial will follow at Settlement Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established at Clinton Funeral Service.
Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Mary Collister's Book of Memories, please go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.