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Marion Forbes

August 20, 1927 — April 29, 2017

Marion Forbes, 89 of Edinburg passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3:10 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born on August 20, 1927 in Standard City, IL the Daughter of John D. and Margaret (Cowie) McMillan. She married John Lewis Forbes on December 22, 1949 in Springfield, IL and he preceded her in death on October 8, 2015. Marion worked as a school teacher most recently teaching GED in Sangamon County and she was a member of Davis Memorial Christian Church.

Surviving are her Daughters: Susan (James) Matthew of Alachua, FL; Sally (Steven) Weiss of Mansfield, IL; Sandy (David) Hendricks of Taylorville, IL; Son: John Scott (Katrina) Forbes of Franklin, IN; Grandchildren: Amy (David) Jackson; Jennifer (Erik) Johnson; Lenore (Bruno) Matthew; Danielle (Timothy) Matthew; John Christopher Forbes; Amanda Tedley; Kimberlie (Sal) Flauto; Randi (Matt) Sutter; Stuart (Sheena) Weiss; Erika Weiss; Elyse Hendricks (Kris Ford); Erynn Hendricks (Fiancé Ryan Trott); Ethan Hendricks; Great-Grandchildren: Branith Forbes, Lori Weiss, Kelly Weiss, Gabriel Sutter, Isabella Flauto, Oliva Flauto, Aubrey Sutter, Markus Johnson, Isabella Sweeney, and Caroline Ford; Sister: Katherine O’Connor; Brother: John S. McMillan; Several Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Sisters: Margaret McMillan, Mary McMillan Long, Brother William McMillan and Sister-in-Law: Germaine Katherine “Kay” Elliot.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Bill Kerns officiating. Burial will be held in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.

Memorials may be made to Davis Memorial Christian Church 1500 W. Franklin St. Taylorville, IL 62568

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

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