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Marjorie Brunton services Tuesday

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Marjorie Elizabeth Brunton, 88, of Lake Village, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013. She was born April 26, 1925 in Lake Village to the late Ruben and Florence Rainford.

Marjorie is survived by her beloved husband of 68 years, Gaylord Brunton; daughters Nancy Barnes (Larry) of Lake of The Four Seasons, Ind., and Linda Emrick (Dave) of Davenport, Iowa; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister Margaret Merchant and sister-in-law Shari Warne (Bob).

Marjorie was preceded in death by her brother Lloyd Rainford and his wife Agnes, and her brother Jim Rainford and his wife Rita; brothers-in-law Dale Merchant and Carl Peacock, and sister-in-law Martha Peacock.

Marjorie worked for a number of years as a book keeper in the offices of Arbuckle Oil, where she and Gaylord were co-owners with Dean and Barb Dawson. Marjorie taught school during WWII, and was a member of St. Augusta Church and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards and spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 16, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sheets Funeral Home, 604 East Commercial, Lowell, Ind., 46356.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 17, at 11 a.m. at St. Augusta Church, 3491 W State Road 10, Lake Village, Ind., 46349. Burial will follow in Lake Village Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Augusta Church in Lake Village.



Posted 9/16/2013