A Celebration of Life service for Marilyn Kay Noble, 68, Oskaloosa, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church with the Rev. Melinda Harwood officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Perry, Kansas. Marilyn went to heaven on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with her family by her side.
She was born March 27, 1946 in Baldwin Kansas, the daughter of Charles Sr. and Melva Agnes Chenoweth Winchell. Marilyn worked at the Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home prior to owning and operating the Oskaloosa Flower Shop for 15 years, retiring in 2007.
Marilyn was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother to her family. She married Archie Lee Noble on August 10, 1963 in Lawrence, KS. He survives of the home. Other survivors include four children, Cindy Noble (Rusty), Kansas City, Debra Noble, Lawrence, Laura Claxton (Cory), Oskaloosa , Michael Noble (Carmen), Winchester; and six grandchildren, Carter Claxton, Hunter Claxton, Lexi Noble, Simone Friedrich, Chris Holmes and Taylor Holmes. Two sisters Carol Hale and Rose Bagby along with many nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by her dog Teeter.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, her brothers Walt and James, sisters Mona, Ruth, Thelma and Helen.
Marilyn was a member of the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church and an active member in the community. She lived life to the fullest and loved music, bird watching, spending time with her family and was devoted to her grandchildren.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial contributions are suggested to Douglas County Visiting Nurses in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.