Marie Orrell

Friday, March 12, 2004

Edna Marie Orrell, 85, of Jackson died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Monticello House.

She was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Jackson, daughter of Hugh and Bertha Froemsdorf Conley. She and Otis M. Orrell were married April 17, 1938. He died May 7, 1998.

Orrell worked 34 years at International Shoe Co. in Jackson, retiring as inspector in the packing department. She was then a rural newspaper carrier five years with her husband. She was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Willis Orrell of Jackson; two daughters, Glenda Livers of Marble Hill, Mo., Martha Schreiner of Jackson; a brother, Elwood Conley of Cape Girardeau; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, a sister and a grandchild.

Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Raymond Epps will officiate. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery at Jackson.