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Ms. Marjorie C. McEldowney, Age 96, of Vanceburg, Kentucky passed away Thursday January 11, 2018 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center Portsmouth, Ohio.
Marjorie was born in Lewis County, Kentucky August 11th, 1921 to the late William and Mary May Pierce Chinn. Marjorie was a school teacher for the Lewis County School system for 40 years specializing in pre-school and 1st grade students. She received her Bachelors degree in Education from Morehead State University in 1957.
Marjorie was a member of the Vanceburg United Methodist Church . Her passion was reading and working in her garden, along with working her crossword puzzles.
She loved traveling. People that knew her said she was a People person.
Surviving Marjorie is her daughter- Judith McEldowney Giattino and her husband John Robert of Vanceburg, Ky.
Preceded in death beside her parents was her husband Samuel O. McEldowney May 26, 2004. Brothers- Joseph Jack Chinn, Edward Chinn, Willard Chinn, Chester Chinn, James Chinn, Jesse Chinn, and Baby Russell Chinn. One sister- Gladys Chinn.
Funeral services will be Friday January 19, 2018 at 1:00pm at the Vanceburg United Methodist Church with Janis Barton officiating. Entombment will follow in the Lewis County Memory Gardens Black Oak, Ky.
Visitation will be Thursday January 18, 2018 from 5-8 pm and from 10:00am until Noon Friday at the Gaydos Funeral Home, 159 2nd street Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gaydosfh.com.
Published on January 18, 2018
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