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Marjorie Boyles

Marjorie Boyles

Marjorie L. Boyles, 95, of Marissa, IL; born on October 19, 1923 in Doniphan, MO; passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Mrs. Boyles was the secretary and treasurer of the Russell Smith Company for over 35 years.  She was a long time member of Berea Temple in St. Louis before moving to Marissa in 2009.

At Berea she was very active and participated in youth groups and taught Sunday School for many years.  When she moved to Marissa, she started attending the First Assembly of God Church in Sparta, IL.

She loved the Lord and loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Herman and Hattie, nee Lerouxe, Boyles.  One granddaughter – Melissa Payne.

She is survived by her daughters – Janice Simmons of Sparta, IL; Linda Bay of Park Hills, MO.  Her grandchildren – Ernie (Tawna) Wyninegar; Dawn (Marc) Weinhoffer.  Her great-grandchildren – Travis Payne; Kasey Payne; Adrianna Wyninegar; Taylor Wyninegar.  Her great-great-grandchildren – Aaliyah White, Jackson White and Kaiden Brenning.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00noon.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12:00noon.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.




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  1. Janet says:

    I miss you my dear friend. You always had a song in your heart and an amazing sense of humor. I’m so glad to have been apart of your life.

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