Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Mary Ann Nowak, 53, of Cassville, passed away on July 10, 2012, at her home. She was born on Feb. 10, 1959, to Raymond and Felicite (Jones) Acheson, in St. Louis. She moved to Cassville in 1992. She was united in marriage to Jacob Nowak, Jr., on Dec. 31, 1997, in Eureka Springs, Ark. She worked as a waitress for a number of years.

Survivors include: her husband, Jacob Nowak, Jr., of Cassville; one son, Derek Acheson, and his wife, Missy, of Cassville; one daughter, Sissy Hart, and her husband, Clay, of Cassville; two stepsons, Matthew Nowak, of Cassville, and Jeffery Nowak, of Foley; one stepdaughter, Brenda Gregory, and her husband, Tony, of Winfield; two brothers, Bill Moreland, and his wife, Erma, of Cassville, and Vincent Moreland, of St. Clair; three sisters, Sharon Whaley and her husband, Gary, and Lois Mills and her husband, Jim, all of Shell Knob, and Joan Koelling, and her husband, Jerry, of Marthasville; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Felicite Acheson; one brother, Richard Vaughn, and one sister, Carol Allen.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family and entrusted to the White Funeral Home.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home & Crematory, Cassville.