Marjorie Ann (Orr) Oakes


June 26, 1938 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 81)

Graveside service for Marjorie, 81, will be held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, February 22, 2020 at West End Cemetery with Rev. Stephen Ramsdell officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 22, 2020, at Lacy Funeral Home.

 Marjorie was born in Bradshaw, Texas on June 26, 1938 to Grover and Melva (Bagwell) Orr.  She married Donald U. Oakes on July 10, 1956, in Winters, Texas.

 Marjorie was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waco. She was active in her Sunday school class. She also was still actively crocheting prayer shawls with her group called “In Stitches,” for the sick. Marjorie had great confidence in her faith in Christ and looked forward to being reunited with her family that are already in heaven. Her faith was vital and important to her. She loved all manners of sewing and crafts and loved her poodles.

 Marjorie is survived by her husband, Donald Oakes; her father, Grover Orr; her daughter, Susan Ramsdell, and husband, Stephen of McGregor, Texas; grandchildren, Matthew, Deborah, and Christopher Ramsdell; great grandchildren, Levi, Addie, Liam, Layton and Emma Ramsdell; brother, Don Orr, and wife, Zelda of Dublin, Texas; sister, Kay Brooks, and husband, Mike of Paint Rock, Texas; and several nieces.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her mother, Melva (Bagwell) Orr.

Memorials may be made to:
Waco First South Campus Church
4901 Cobbs Drive
Waco, TX 76710

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