Mary Elizabeth Heisinger, age 97 years of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
She was born on April 21, 1922 in Cotter, Arkansas the daughter of Hubert Hobson and Nora Shannon (Russel) Green. She was married on April 12, 1947 in Jefferson City, Mo. to Vernon Andrew Heisinger who preceded her in death on February 2, 1989.
A lifelong resident of the Central Missouri area, Mary was a graduate of Jefferson City High School, she then went on to attend Jr. College.
Being a homemaker allowed Mary time to dedicate to the most important things in her life, being an excellent wife and mother. She made her three boys her number one priority no matter the activity. She was sure to be in attendance to support her sons at any musical event or athletic competition even if it meant traveling long distances. She was always a homeroom mother while her children where young and said that her kids were what kept her young. Mary was also an active member in the First United Methodist Church, and taught Sunday school there. In her later years, Mary was a volunteer at Capital Region Medical Center, helping out in whatever capacity she was needed. Mary had a giving spirit, a heart full of love and supported her family unconditionally.
Survivors include: her two sons, Jonathan A. Heisinger of Jefferson City, Mo. and Patrick D. Heisinger (wife Deborah) of Apopka, Florida; and one granddaughter, Brianne Beers (husband Josh) of Knoxville, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one son, James T. Heisinger.
Mary’s family will be holding a graveside service at 2:00 pm Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Riverview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.