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Marjorie Jannette Propst

Marjorie Jannette Propst of Arcadia, MO passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the age of 86 years, 4 months, and 3 days. She was born April 27, 1934 in Bonne Terre, MO to the late James Melvin and Lucy Bell Creglow Shaffer. Marjorie grew up and graduated from high school in Desloge, MO and worked for The Daily Journal for 2 years. After working for The Daily Journal, Marjorie went on to work for the Talon Zipper Company in St.Louis, MO. After reuniting with her high school sweetheart Otis Propst, the two were married in Alton, IL on August 21, 1969; a 51 year marriage filled with love, trust, and devotion. Marjorie is survived by her loving husband Otis, four daughters; Mary Lou (Michael) Wilburn of Wheaton, IL, Dianna (Kim) Phillips of Stuart, FL, Paula Krohmer of Ironton, MO, and Pamela (Rick) Hayes of Arcadia, MO, a step-son Danny Long, eight grandchildren; Tara, Christopher, Jason, Christie, Matthew, Megan, Jamie, and Angie, ten great-grandchildren; Joshua, Jessica, Jacob, Alex, Sebastian, Joseph, Sophia, Harley, Jesse, and Stephen, one great great-granddaughter Savannah, a brother-in-law Walter Hollyfield, a niece Bonnie (Steve) Fermanich, a nephew David (Angie) Hollyfield, and her life-long friend Patsy Pratt. She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister Elizabeth “Betty” Hollyfield, and a special nephew Jimmy Hollyfield. Online condolences may be made at

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