Mary Ann Cozad, 98, Midlothian, Texas, passed away on Jan. 12, 2014.  

She was born on June 2, 1915, in Maryville, Mo., to John and Anna Hamilton. Mary was a homemaker and past society page columnist for the Neosho Daily News and free-lance reporter for the Kansas City Star. She retired from the Tulsa Library System.  Mary is survived by her children, Mike Cozad, Midlothian, Texas, and Mardi Skjeie, Burnsville, Minn.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Midlothian Funeral Home, Midlothian, Texas.