|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1914|
|Death: ||May 13, 2011|
Marjorie Jayne Bush, age 97, of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, formerly of Quincy, died May 13, 2011 in Pigeon Forge Care and Rehabilitation Center.Marjorie was born on March 6, 1914 in Plymouth, Indiana, the daughter of Milton and Mabel McKinney. She married Robert "Bob" Bush in 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri. He preceded her in death on May 14, 1976.
She was a 1932 graduate of Plymouth High School, Plymouth, Indiana and was employed by J. C. Penney Company until her marriage in 1938 to Joseph Pippenger (former V. P. of Gates Radio). They moved to Quincy in 1940, and he preceded her in death. Marge and her husband Bob (electrical engineer) were both employed by Gates Radio, and she was in charge of payroll accounting for 20 years until her retirement in 1969.
She was a member of Vermont Street United Methodist Church for 70 years, PEO, Chapter from 1955-2011, and Bridge Club in Quincy from 1940-2000. Bridge Club was comprised of 8-10 members who met once a month continuously for 60 years until all the members in their declining years either moved away or died. Marge was also a volunteer at Blessing Hospital.
Survivors include: son, Philip McKinney (Margaret "Peg") Pippenger of Seymour, TN; granddaughter, Kim Young M.D. of Mechanicsburg, PA; grandsons, Rob Pippenger of Baton Rouge, LA, Phillip Pippinger Jr. of Evanston, IL, Alex Pippenger of California, and Ben Pippenger of Zurich, Switzerland, and 7 great grandchildren.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Stephen Joseph Pippenger.
Services: 10:00 AM Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Dr. Scott Grulke officiating.
Burial: Quincy Memorial Park
Visitation: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Wednesday May 18, 2011 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: PEO, or Vermont Street United Methodist Church
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements
Quincy Memorial Park
Created by: Susan H. Davis
Record added: May 30, 2011
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