Marjorie Arkansas
Marjorie Arkansas

Obituary of Marjorie Yoder Arkansas

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Marjorie Yoder Arkansas, “Nee” to her grandchildren, departed her loving family on April 05, 2024. Marjorie was born in Banner Elk North Carolina on November 17, 1938 to Phillip and Nell Yoder. Loving mother to Regina (Eddie) Swimmer, Martin Arkansas, Kimberly Arkansas, Carmen (Clay) Nations, Angelena Arkansas, Steven Arkansas and the late Philip Arkansas and John Michael Arkansas. She worked, resided and raised her family in her beloved Cherokee NC for nearly 50 years after living in North Carolina, New Mexico and Alaska. No stranger to hard work, Marjorie retired from Cherokee Central Schools where she was the secretary for Special Education. Her hobbies included watching Tarheel basketball, watching professional tennis and golf, watching her children and grandchildren compete in sports and band, gardening, crossword puzzles, bowling and playing the piano. She loved to sit in the warm sunshine and visit the beach. Her pride and joy were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marjorie will leave behind a legacy of love and acceptance. She is survived by her children, dear friend who she loved like a daughter Ireta Arkansas, eighteen grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Also proceeded in death by her parents, her husband John Philip Arkansas, brothers Sid Yoder and Sam Yoder, sister Mary Lou Yoder, grandchildren PJ Arkansas and Emily Arkansas. Visitation will be Monday April 8, 2024 5-7 PM at Crisp Funeral Home in Bryson City. Funeral Service Tuesday April 9, 2024 at 11 AM at Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Whittier. Graveside service to follow the funeral at Sneed Family Cemetery. Pallbearers: Eddie Swimmer Clay Nations Brandon Saunooke Josh Saunooke Max Saunooke Walker Arkansas David Batey Eli Arkansas Abraham Palmer Honorary pallbearers: Mason Arkansas Camren Stevens Aiden Batey
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Receiving of Friends

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, April 8, 2024
Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home
669 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
26 Cattle Dr.
Whittier, North Carolina, United States
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Marjorie Arkansas

1938 - 2024

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