Marie Josephine England of Fenton, Missouri was born on November 12, 1930 in Steelville, Missouri to Clarence Otto and Myrtle (Gann) Farrar and passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the age of 89 years, 8 months and 2 days.
Marie accepted the Lord early in life and attended Center Point Baptist Church in Steelville, Missouri and in later years attended Vandover Baptist Church in Fenton, Missouri.
She was a graduate of Steelville High School and worked as an assistant planner for Von Hoffmann Press.
She married Noel “Kermit” England on June 10, 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Marie helped nurse other family members or anyone that needed her assistance. She enjoyed spending time with her granddog Ember, who she totally spoiled.
When Marie was younger she wanted to be a doctor. She found science very fascinating and in her spare time she enjoyed long and deep conversations with her son-in-law Bruce about all the wonderful and astounding aspects of the universe
Other things Marie enjoyed were taking scenic drives with her assisted living home, Cape Albeon, and keeping up with her hometown by reading the Steelville Star. Her favorite book was “Gone with the Wind.” She also enjoyed playing bingo, sometime winning candy bars and cash.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Noel “Kermit” England; parents, Clarence Otto and Myrtle Farrar; brother, Ken Farrar; brother-in-law, Robert Callahan; and sisters-in-law, Ginny Farrar and Gail Farrar.
She is survived by her daughter, Diana (Bruce) Boston of Fenton, Missouri; her favorite granddog, Ember; brothers, William Farrar of Orange County, California and Robert Farrar of Chesterfield, Missouri; sister, Rosemary Callahan of Cherryville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Betty Farrar of Durant, Iowa; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral service immediately following at 1 p.m. with nephew Robert Farrar officiating.
Burial was at the Steelville Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
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