Age 89, of Lansing, passed away January 20, 2011. Marion was born January 14, 1922 in Williamston, Michigan the daughter of Earl and Stella Rector.
Marion was a member of the Mt. Hope United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She worked as a secretary and homemaker for 35 years.
All will dearly miss a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Marion was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Eugene; their infant son, Michael Earl; her brother, Theron; and her sister, Florence. She is survived by children Thomas (Susan) Barnes of St Johns, MI and Linda (Victor) Cena of Mason, MI; five very loving grandchildren, Michael, Hayley, Angela, Shelby, Rebecca, who were her pride and joy; her very special nieces and nephews; and special family friend, Dick Ribby. Also a heartfelt thanks to the wonderful people at Craft Care Home, you always made her smile. Lastly, a special thank-you Janet and Keri, for the care of her last days.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011 at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 501 E. Mt. Hope, Lansing, MI. Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. in Dennis Cemetery, Williamston, MI. Visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel and from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the church. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Mt. Hope United Methodist Church.