Marjorie Eloise Garwood, 93, of Stonington passed away at 3pm, Monday November 4, 2013, at her home. She was born on November 1, 1920, in Casey, Illinois, the daughter of Benjamin and Rachael Davis Waterman. She married F. Donald Garwood on December 30, 1945, in Taylorville. He preceded her in death on April 27, 1983. Mrs. Garwood was a homemaker and a member of the Stonington United Methodist Church.


Mrs. Garwood is survived by her children: Carl Garwood, wife Patricia, of Stonington; Greg Garwood of Brighton, MI; Marcia Pitha, husband Josef of Decatur; and Carol Jo McGraw, husband Tom, of Fountain Hills, AZ. Grandchildren: Scott Garwood, wife Amber of Decatur; Brian Garwood, wife Tracy, of Forsyth; Jill Chlebus, husband Joe, of Taylorville, and Jason Garwood of Ames, IA. Great Grandchildren: Owen Garwood, Alexander Garwood, Gavin Garwood, and Julia Chlebus. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 2 brothers: George Waterman and Ben Waterman.


Funeral Services will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville, with Rev. Ray Radae and Rev. Marge Overlot officiating. Burial will be in the Old Stonington Cemetery, Stonington Illinois. Visitation will be held from 10 until 11 am Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Stonington United Methodist Church or the Stonington Rescue Squad. McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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