She was born April 30, 1939, in Mishawaka, Indiana to Arthur and Florence Crain Klein. Mary was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Arthur and Bill Klein.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Capser of Yellville and Robert John “R.J.” Casper of Russellville; three daughters, Lena Murray of Flippin, Lora VanScoy of Everton and Lisa Nichols of Benton; three sisters, Dakres Bickel, Ann Branson and Margaret Austin; 14 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
A private memorial service was held in Yellville. Arrangements are under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family of Mary Elizabeth Casper.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.