Marjorie Louise Blount, 83, of Taylorville, formerly of Morrisonville, died at 7:30pm Friday, November 25, 2011 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorville. She was born February 26, 1928 in Morrisonville the daughter of John and Mary Ethel Jarrett McKinnie. On July 8, 1947 she married George Eugene Blount and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1988. Mrs. Blount was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Morrisonville.
Surviving are her daughters: Linda Kay Tryon and husband M. Leon of Morrisonville, and Kathy J. Tryon and husband Richard of Owaneco. 3 Grandchildren: Kari Skinner and husband Doug of Rochester, Doug Tryon and wife Megan of Palmer, and Kristy Moore and companion Chad Brown of Taylorville. 7 Great Grandchildren: Noah Skinner, Lucas Skinner, Kassie Skinner, Austin Tryon, Isabella Tryon, Mason Tryon, and Brayden Moore. 2 Brothers: Harry McKinnie and wife Virginia and Ray McKinnie and wife Judy all of Morrisonville. Sister: Jean Montgomery and husband Ray of Morrisonville. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 daughters, Barbara Ann and Janice Louise, 4 brothers, and 1 sister.
Funeral Services will be held at 11am Monday, November 28 at First Presbyterian Church in Morrisonville with Rev. James Ferrill officiating. Burial will be in the Morrisonville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30am until time of service in church. McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to: V.F.W. Post 4495, 515 West Ave., Taylorville, IL 62568 or Kemmerer Village, R.R. #2 Box 12c, Assumption, IL 62510.