Marjorie E. (Shisler) Alkire
Marjorie E. (Shisler) Alkire, daughter of Granville and Mabel (Ferguson) Shisler, was born October 9, 1920, in Stanberry, Missouri. She attended Stanberry High School, graduating in 1939. Marjorie worked at Henderson Drug store in Stanberry for a number of years.
On April 22, 1948, Marjorie was united in marriage to Garrie H. “Pete” Alkire in Webster Grove, Missouri. They made their home in Jefferson City, Missouri, until 1967, when they moved to Tarkio. Garrie passed away later that year. Marjorie passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care at the age of 91.
Marjorie was formerly employed by Olga Sons at the Flower Mill, Evans Drug Store and the Tarkio Golf and Country Club, all of Tarkio. She was a member of the Stanberry Christian Church.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Garrie. Survivors include one nephew, W.A. McReynolds and the three Joisey Boys, Woodstown, New Jersey; friend, Ronnie and Sharron Brown and family, Tarkio, and a host of friends.
Graveside Service and Interment: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 28, 2012, High Ridge Cemetery, Stanberry, Missouri.
Open visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M., Friday, January 27, 2012, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. There is no scheduled family visitation.
Memorials: Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care or Kendallwood Hospice
Online obituaries and condolences at www.minterfuneralchapels.com
Services: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.