Mary Francis Deal Hudgens, 89, of Monticello, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was born February 16, 1929 in Crossett to the late Frank Deal and Mary Susie Akin Deal. In addition to her parents and husband, Maurice "Jack" Hudgens, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Randall Deal; and two sisters, Polly Meeks and Betty Deal.

She was a homemaker and a Christian.

Survivors include four daughters, Debra Andrews and husband Wayne of Monticello, Melissa Sepahrom and husband Joe of Cleburne, Texas, Sharon Rundio and husband Steve of Prairie Grove, and Karen Guyette and husband Mark of Shreveport, La; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers; and one sister, Sandra Johnson.

A memorial service was 11 a.m. Jan. 5, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with the Rev. Tim Parke officiating.

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