Marjorie Algire

April 26, 1924 ‒ November 18, 2010

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Marjorie A. Algire, age 86, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday November 18, 2010 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Marjorie was born April 26, 1924 in Mount Vernon to Carl E and Dorothy L. (Hillier) Frye and had spent her lifetime in the Knox County area.

She was a faithful member of the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church where she had served as their financial secretary for several years. She was a member of the Dan Emmett Grange and was a Gold Star Mother having lost her son in the Vietnam War.

Marjorie enjoyed reading and word search puzzles but her passion in life was her grandchildren.

Surviving are her daughter Marilyn (Malcolm) Shrimplin of Fredericktown; 2 grandchildren Malcolm R. Shrimplin and Tracy Lynn (Phillip) Rinehart; 2 great grandchildren Madison and Ethan and her sister-in-law Bettye Frye of Mount Vernon. Besides her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband Dean E. Algire, son Roger Dean Algire, grandson Zachary and her brother Bernard Frye.

Funeral services will be Monday November 22, 2010 at 3 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 with Rev. Warren Outhwaite officiating. Private committal services will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 1pm until the time of the funeral at 3pm.

Memorial contribution may be made to the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, Hospice of Knox County or the Mount Vernon Public Library.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored, to have been chosen to serve the family of Marjorie A. Algire.