|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 2014|
Marjorie Louise (Outcalt) Gayer, 90, of Ash Grove passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1:40 p.m. in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO.
Marjorie, the daughter of Frank and Freda (Snider) Outcalt, was born near Ash Grove and was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Ash Grove High School in 1941, where she was valedictorian of her class. She attended Southwest Missouri State Teachers College. She was a homemaker and had been employed with Citizens Bank (Commerce) of Springfield, Mo.
Marjorie lived her life around her faith and family. She loved flowers and was a great gardener. She loved seeing the new birth of flowers and their beauty. She held membership in the Ash Grove Garden Club, Tall Bearded Iris Society and Ozark Regional Lily Society (where a lily was named for her).
Marjorie was a longtime active member of the Ash Grove First Baptist Church, where she taught the young adults Sunday School Class for the past 68 years and was active in the W.M.U.
Marjorie Outcalt and H. R. Gayer were united in marriage on January 1, 1944. To this union three children were born. Marjorie and H. R. were privileged to share over 70 years together.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Mary and husband Bernard Zollo.
She is survived by her loving family: husband H. R.; son John and wife Evelyn Gayer, Mo; 2 daughters: Anne and husband Steve Payne and Virginia (Ginny) and husband Ron Carter; five grandchildren: Casey Payne, Auburn and husband Dr. David Ellingson, Chance and wife Nikki Payne, Seth Carter and Rachel Carter; seven great-grandchildren: Aiden, Diesel and Slate Payne, Lily, Cannon, Benson and Davis Ellingson; brother Frank and wife Mary Outcalt of Santa Rosa; and sister Doris Collins of Camas.
Interment in Ash Grove Cemetery.
Published in the News-Leader from Apr. 1 to Apr. 3, 2014
Franklin Dyer Outcalt (1901 - 1981)
Freda B. Snider Outcalt (1903 - 1987)
Marjorie Louise Outcalt Gayer (1924 - 2014)
Mary Elizabeth Outcalt Zollo (1925 - 2008)*
Ash Grove Cemetery
Created by: Lyle & Marsha
Record added: Apr 01, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127231460