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Mary Gonzales

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

SIKESTON - U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mary F. Gonzalez (retired), 75, died Dec. 9, 2003, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews.

Born June 19, 1928, in Sikeston, daughter of the late John T. and May Trent Gray, she was a registered nurse with the U.S. Army and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel before retiring. She was of the Baptist belief.

Her husband, A.T. Gonzales, preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sisters, Pauline Hill of Cape Girardeau and Betty L. Wright of Sikeston.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Dolly Kirby and Hazel Woodward.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Rick Ramsey, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sikeston, will officiate.

Graveside military rites will be conducted at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.