Mary L. Haskins, 82, of El Dorado, died Dec. 11, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church. Burial will follow the services in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
Mary was born Aug. 3, 1930 in El Dorado, the daughter of Carrol and Louise Epperson Chalfant. She attended school in El Dorado and graduated from the El Dorado High School. She was married to Everett Haskins July 2, 1949. He preceded her in death Sept. 7, 1982. For many years she worked in the lunchroom at Grandview school. She also worked and retired from Mikes Apple Market.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Social Order of Beauceants. She loved watching the birds in the back yard, shopping, and taking care of the grandchildren.
Surviving family include three sons, Larry (Pam) Haskins of El Dorado, Alan Haskins of Wichita and Duane (Rachel) Haskins El Dorado; daughter, Vicki Ruck of El Dorado; nine grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with the American Cancer Society. Contributions may be left with the Kirby-Morris Funeral Home who is helping the family with their arrangements.