Mrs. Mary Dean Sledge, 88 of Heber Springs, AR was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 4, 2020. Graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at North Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland, MS. Mrs. Sledge was born in Webster county, Mississippi on July 30, 1931 to William Floyd and Modena Orman. She married James Winford Sledge on December 17, 1949 in Indianola, MS. She attended Calvary Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS for 28 years. Mary worked at Gibson’s department store for 12 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Modena Orman; husband, James Winford Sledge. Mary is survived by her son, James Sledge (Patsy); sister Sally Morgan; grandson, Joshua Shaffer Sledge.