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“Mrs. Mary Grace was by far one of the most precious people in the world. She always had a smile and an encouraging word. So very sorry for your...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Steed - Ashdown, AR

“I am so thankful that in my lifetime I had the honor of knowing such a beautiful,loving and truly caring person as Mary Grace. Always a smileand...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Janet (Lewis) Gonzales - TX

“We always enjoyed visiting Elton and Mary. Mary was such a sweet lady and loved everyone. Veda thought she was about it. We enjoyed camping at...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Travis, Veda and Rick Calicott - TX

“I have wonderful memories of Mary Grace McCandless. She has had an impact on my life because she was one of my childhood teachers at church. I...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Devona Cowling - Texarkana

“Mrs. Mary Grace McCandless: Such a special person. Such a wonderful example of living the Christian life. Such an Encourager to me when I served...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tommy Guthrie - Benton, AR

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6 of 9 | Posted by: Teresa Hawkins - Texarkana, TX

“Mary Grace was such a sweet, loving, caring person. She was made by God's masterful hands-wisely designed...uniquely formed...daringly crafted, And...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: JoAnn Hawthorne - Ashdown, AR

“To know Mary Grace was to love her. She had such a beautiful loving spirit. I am so thankful to call her friend. I will miss seeing her at church....Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Veda Jefferies - Ashdown, AR

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Mrs. McCandless was such a sweet lady who set a great Christian example for us all. Praying that God will comfort the...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Vice - Ashdown, AR


Mary Grace McCandless, 84, passed away in Texarkana, TX on March 28, 2017.
Mrs. McCandless was born March 19, 1933 in Hot Springs, AR to Otis and Gladys Ford. She was a member of Central Baptist Church of Ashdown. Mrs. McCandless is preceded in death by one brother, Jimmy C. Ford.
She is survived by her husband, Elton McCandless, Sr. of Ashdown; two sons, Elton Jr. and Sheila McCandless of Ashdown and Richard McCandless of Dallas, TX; one brother, Otis Dale Ford of Ashdown; two sisters, Linda Brown of Hope, AR and Jeanne Aylor of Ashdown; two grandchildren, Jake and Amanda McCandless and Kylie and Jesse Hinton; and four great-grandchildren, Andrea McCandless, Addison McCandless, Kyanne Hinton and Grayson Hinton.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Madden Funeral Home Chapel in Ashdown. Services will be Friday, March 31, 2017 10:00 AM at Madden Funeral Home Chapel in Ashdown with Bro. Don Embry and Jake McCandless officiating. Interment at Ashdown Cemetery.