Marjorie E. Eddingfield Joyner, age 95, of Oquawka, Illinois passed away at 12:50 pm on Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Monmouth Nursing Home. Marjorie was born on June 11, 1925 in Bald Bluff Township in Henderson County, Illinois and is the daughter of Edward and Anna Mae Scull Simpson. She was raised in Henderson County where she attended grade school and graduated from the Oquawka High School. Marjorie was first married to Orville Eddingfield in August of 1945 in Kahoka, Missouri. He preceded her in death She later married James Joyner in Oquawka, and he preceded her in death also. Marjorie was first employed at the Oquawka Bank where she did various jobs and was a teller. She later kept the books of her husband's business, the Eddingfield Construction Company in Oquawka. She loved to go bowling at the Oquawka Lanes. She loved flowers and loved to watch the barges and being by the river. Marjorie loved her posted notes and loved going to happy hour and socializing at the "Long Branch" in Oquawka.
Surviving Marjorie is her daughter, Connie Greenstreet and Chuck of Oquawka, Illinois, two grandsons, Paul Olson and Rhonda and Mick Olson, both of Oquawka, and four great-grandchildren, Tori Olson, Brad Olson, Brandon Olson and Paul Olson Jr. all of Oquawka, Illinois. There are also numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She is preceded in her death by her parents, husbands, her daughter Sina Eddingfield, one brother, and three sisters.
A graveside funeral service is planned on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 10:30 am at the Oquawka Cemetery. No visitation or viewing is currently being planned by her family. A memorial fund has been established for the Oquawka Ambulance Service and can be left at the cemetery graveside on Saturday.
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