Marjorie Carey Pavey Byrd, 91, of Hillsboro, died Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Highland District Hospital.
She was born in Wilmington on March 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Dallas J. and Beulah (McElwee) Carey.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard A. Pavey; her second husband, James L. Byrd; two brothers, Harold C. and Charles C. Carey; and son-in-law, James E. Spargur.
She was a member of the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church, a member of the Rachel Circle, the Sabina Chapter #144 Eastern Star for over 50 years and was a Past Matron in 1950, she was Past-President of the Hillsboro Women’s Club, Highland County Senior Citizen Club and a member of the Christian Women’s Club, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Marjorie is survived by her daughters, Jane Ann Spargur of Hillsboro, Mary Elizabeth (Richard E.) Vollmar of Chillicothe, Cathy (David M.) Parry of Hillsboro and Pamela Sue (Dennis) Lafferty of New Vienna; nine grandchildren, Jeffrey D. (Renee) Parry, Timothy R. (Melanie) Parry, Alissa Jo (Terry) Dean, Jacob Vollmar, Ashley (Isaac) Cade, Lisa Ann Spargur, Benjamin Lafferty, Ian Lafferty, and Kathleen Grace Lafferty; several great-grandchildren; step-children, James A. Byrd, Terry Griffith, step-grandchildren, Lorie B. Amick, Kevin Best, and Craig Best.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 17 at Thompson Funeral Home with Dr. Derek Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Sabina Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the Thompson Funeral Home.
Memorials to the Highland County Senior Citizens, 185 Muntz Street, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133
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