|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1917|
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 2003|
Monticello Herald Journal 7 Oct 2003
Marjorie C. Papworth, 86, former local resident
Marjorie C. Papworth, 86, a former Monticello resident, died at 8:35 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, 2003 at Parkwood Healthcare Center in Lebanon.
She was born at West Frankfort, Ill. on August 25, 1917 to Thomas and Eleanor Clark Charles. She married Robert Lee Papworth on April 4, 1936. He died on Nov. 21, 1978.
She and her husband owned and operated Countree Aire Resort of Lake Shafer for many years.
She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and was past Matron of the Star in 1965. She was a member of the White County Auxiliary, the Monticello Moose Lodge Auxiliary and the Damascus Shrine in Chicago.
She had lived at Monticello since 1974, coming from Oak Lawn, Ill. She had lived at Parkwood Healthcare Center in Lebanon for the past five years.
She is survived by daughters Patricia (Fred) Schwer, of Geneva, Ill.. and Linda (Victor) Jones, of Lebanon; a sister, Eleanor Bournique, of Tinley Park, Ill., four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Charles, sisters Eve Charles Costigan, Evelyn Stasiof, Ruth Alberda and Ione Cleary.
Services will be at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Chicago.
Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Oct 25, 2011
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