Mary L. "Happy" Rankin

Mary L. "Happy" Rankin, 60, of Prairie Grove, Ark. passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Springdale, Ark. She was born August 26, 1958 in Fayetteville, Ark. to Billy Rankin and Mary (McClendon) Rankin. She was a charter student of The Elizabeth Richardson Center and was employed by Abilities Unlimited for 20 years as well as many years with Pathfinders. She is survived by her mother, Mary Rankin of Prairie Grove, Ark., four siblings, Harvey Rankin and wife Linda of Sapulpa, Okla., Karen Jones and husband Gary of Hindsville, Ark., Teresa Taylor and husband Mike of Farmington, Ark., and Billy Rankin of Prairie Grove, Ark. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews she affectionately referred to as her monkeys. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Monday, August 5th at Stuckey Cemetery in Johnson with Pastor Bobby Reinschmiedt officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Elizabeth Richardson Center 3917 North Crossover Road, Springdale, Ark. 72764. To sign the online guest book please visit

Published July 31, 2019