Mary Anne Mendoza, 79, of Howe, OK passed from this life on Saturday, May 02, 2015 in Fort Smith, AR. Mary Anne was born to Herman B. & Myrtle E. (Nelums) Perkins on September 25, 1935. She attended school in Howe, OK, married and moved to Oklahoma City and raised her children there. She worked in insurance, managing a sales office for 18 years. She remarried and became active in Home Building Supply Sales. Mary Anne returned to Howe in 1986 when she and her husband purchased the Dr. Dean Home where she lived until 2004. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church and enjoyed teaching the Adult Bible Class in Sunday School for several years. She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Burgess, Harold and Herman Jr. Perkins; 2 husbands, Floyd Harold Hall and James Kenneth Carr; her daughter, Kathryn Anne Green of Hoanaunau, HI and son, Stephen Mark Hall of Wewoka, OK.
She is survived by her husband, Steve E. Mendoza; son, Floyd Hall & wife Cindy of Wewoka, OK; stepsons, Jerry Carr & wife Cherri of Nashville, TN, Bobby Joe Mendoza of Fayetteville, TN; stepdaughters, Loretta Edwards of Midwest City, OK, Lavada White husband Mel of OKC and Wannetta Kohl and husband Randy of Midwest City, OK; 6 grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 PM - Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Howe Assembly of God Church, Howe, Ok with Bro. Joe Haden Hall & Andre Ming officiating. Interment will follow in Howe Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeff Dodd, Eddie Nelson, Kenny Crabtree, Coy Hill, Garry Hall & Cletus Hall.
The family will be at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends.
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