MURFREESBORO, Ark.—Mary Jo Tapscott, 91, of Murfreesboro died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Ark.

Mrs. Tapscott was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Nashville. She was an employee of Pike County Hospital and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harmon Tapscott; two daughters, Linda Thorndyke and Loyce Tapscott; and two great-grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Joyce Fugitt and Judy and Rodney Fagan of Murfreesboro; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and one special cousin and cousin-in-law, John and Jenny Copeland of Austin.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Latimer Funeral Home with James Wainscott and Al Terrell officiating. Burial will be in Ozan Cemetery, Bingen, Ark.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Ozan Cemetery.

Online registration is at

latimerfuneralhome.com.



Published: 01/31/2013