Monday, June 18, 2012

Marjorie P. Stuart (June 17, 2012)

Marjorie P. Stuart, age 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:40 A.M. Sunday June 17, 2012 at the Brethren Retirement Center Greenville, Ohio. Marjorie was born September 18, 1919 in Middleburg, New York and the daughter of the late Elwin and Cathryn (West) Posson.

Marjorie graduated from Middleburg High School as the Valedictorian of her class at the age of 16. She also received a degree from Albany Business School. Marjorie later retired as a Tax Examiner with the Internal Revenue Service in the Atlanta, Georgia office and was well known in the Greenville area as a tax preparer for approximately 17 years.

She and her husband started a church in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in the 1950’s that is still open today. Marge enjoyed teaching Sunday School and being active in many areas of the churches she attended in Massachusetts, New York, Georgia and Trinity Wesleyan here in Greenville where she had been a member for 37 years. Marge was a prayer warrior and loved by all who knew her. She was also a former member of the Darke County Chapter of the Gideon’s Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Myrna Jean Stuart in 1962; two brothers and six sisters.

Marjorie is survived by her husband Delbert P. Stuart of Greenville. They were married September 22, 1942. Also by her daughter and son in law Pat and Steve Longfellow of Greenville; two grandchildren Jeannie (Aaron) Reid of New London, Minnesota; Doug (Kelli) Longfellow of
Greenville. Five great grandchildren; Gregory Reid, Daniel Reid, Jonathan Reid, Hope Reid and Aleta Longfellow and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brothers in law Rev. Elwood Stuart of Greenville and Everett Stuart of Wells, New York.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday June 22, 2012 in the Trinity Wesleyan Church 1400 East Main St., Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Robert Boyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday one hour prior to the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Building Fund of the Trinity Wesleyan Church or to the Gideon International.

Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

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