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Marjorie Frances McColley Farlow
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1922
Death: Jan. 10, 2013

Published: Saturday, January 12, 2013 8:06 AM US/eastern

Marjorie Frances McColley Farlow, 90, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

She was born near Gowdy, Ind., to Frank and Teresa McColley on Feb. 12, 1922.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harlan Farlow; her grandsons, Eric and Brian Farlow; brothers, Cyrus McColley and his wife, Mary, Layton McColley and his wife, Edith, and Myron McColley; and sister, Leah Hauk and her husband, Fred.

She is survived by her four children, William Michael of Columbus, Beverly Joy Farlow and her husband, Rick Schwieterman of Dublin, Ohio, Stanley Kent and his wife, Pam of West Jefferson, Ohio, John Morris and his wife, Pam (Stanley) of Snohomish, Wash.; grandchildren, Kathy Pratt and her husband, Mark Pratt of Chicago, Jessica Davidson and her husband, Josh, of Brownstown, Shawna Perry and her husband, Craig, of Columbus, Jacob Farlow of Lexington, Ky., Debi Williams and her husband, Alex, of Lexington, Ky., Clayton Farlow and his wife, Stephanie, of West Lafayette, Sarah Farlow of Everett, Wash., Jennifer, Natalie, Katie, Jonathan, and Jamie Farlow of Snohomish, Wash., and Anna Farlow of Everett, Wash.; and great-grandchildren, Geoffrey, Evan, Caylea, Eric, Ashlyn, Aric, Alyssa, Paige and Bo; her sister-in-law, Charlene McColley; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Marjorie devoted her life to her husband and children, and will be missed with great love, reverence, appreciation and sadness by all.

Marjorie enjoyed music and served as pianist at the Lewis Creek Baptist Church for many years, as well as a member of the choir, the Missionary Society and the Agape Sunday School Class. She served as secretary of her homemakers' club, was a 4-H club leader of the Washington Township 4-H Club and was active in PTA volunteer work throughout her family's school years. Marjorie enjoyed working as a sales clerk at J.C. Penney, Lord's and Park Belk, all in Shelbyville, as also as a paper delivery person for The Shelbyville News. Marjorie served as a volunteer for many years at W. S. Major Hospital after her husband passed away.

Marjorie spent her life helping in may ways on family farms. She excelled at cooking, sewing and gardening, and was best known in the community for her pies, which she invariably contributed to school and church events.

For the past many years, she suffered the effects of stroke, but survived and recovered many times. She was thankful to the staff and friends she made at McKay Manor and Waldron Health and Rehabilitation Center and wanted them to know how much she and her family appreciated their kindness and care.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Lewis Creek Baptist Church, 5998 S. State Road 9, Shelbyville, with the Rev. Steve Wilson officiating.

Burial will be at Lewis Creek Cemetery in Shelbyville. 
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  William Harlan Farlow (1919 - 1994)
Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Rochelle Riordan
Record added: May 28, 2006
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Marjorie Frances <i>McColley</i> Farlow
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