GASSVILLE, Ark. – Mrs. Mary Ann Akins, 68, of Gassville, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Gassville. She was born July 14, 1945 in Ft. Dodge, Iowa to William D. Miller and Margaret Ann Marsh Miller. Mary was a member of the Blues Society of the Ozarks in Springfield, MO.

She is survived by a son Shawn Hughlette of Des Moines, IA; 2 daughters, Sonya and husband Carl Dick of Smiths Grove KY and Jody Hughlette of Des Moines, IA; 4 grandchildren: Stephen Barnett, Justin Hughlette, Caitlin MacKinder and Kara MacKinder; great grandchild: Natalie Marie Barnett; 2 sisters: Barbara Pirie and Brenda Wiggins of Ft. Dodge, IA; a brother, Loren Miller of Sioux Falls, SD.

A celebration of life will also be held on 8/8/14 by the family in Fort Dodge, IA at the Westside Church of Christ (1132 A Street) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.