Marjorie J. Tyson

July 29, 1918 ‒ May 19, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Marjorie J. Tyson, age 94, of North Catherine Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at her home.

She was born on July 29, 1918 in Newton Falls, Ohio to the late Elmer and Ruth (Pemberton) Hughes. Marjorie lived in the Knox County area since 1937 and was married to her late husband William Tyson Sr. for over 63 years. She was a former Deaconess at the First Baptist Church where she was a member. Marjorie was employed for over 45 years at the Hotel Curtis and belonged to the Ohio Eastern Star for over 25 years.

She is survived by her daughter Mary (Charles) Fleming of Mount Vernon; her son William (Joan) Tyson Jr. of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; her brother Elmer (Alice) Hughes of Heath; and her sister Mary Booth of Utica.

Besides her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband William Tyson Sr., her brother Jack Hughes and her sister Maxine Hughes.

Friends may call on Friday from 11AM-1PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. An Order of Eastern Star service will begin at 1PM followed by the funeral service officiated by Rev. Bob Hendrix. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Marjorie J. Tyson.