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Dell Rita Marion

March 17, 1960 — September 15, 2022

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Dell Rita Marion, age 62, of Festus, Missouri passed away on September 15, 2022, at her home. She was born on March 17, 1960, in Portageville, MO. Dell was a former 911 dispatcher for Jefferson County and for St. Louis City. Dell Rita was the tenth of eleven children. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt and mother. She cared for her ailing mother, Mardie Mae Marion, for years until she passed in 2014. Dell Rita loved her son Wesley more than anything.  She was quiet, simple and stoic until the end.  She valued love above material things. 

 

Survived by:

Son-Wesley Marion, of Festus, Missouri

Sister- Jewell Robertson, St. Louis, Missouri

Colleen Anderson, of Arnold, Missouri

Matt W. Marion, of Fenton, Missouri

Lillian Carol Melton, of Barnhart, Missouri

Camille (Paul) Drennan, of St. Louis, Missouri

Sister-Sheila (James) Blum, of Festus, Missouri

Renee Elizabeth (Mark) Skalij, of Biloxi, Mississippi

 

Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

 

Preceded in death

Parents-Matt J. Marion and Mardie Mae Marion (Nee Manning)

Vernon J. Marion

Richard Marion

Ann Marie Marion

Brother in-laws Carl Robertson, Jerry Anderson, and Fred L. Melton

 

Visitation: Monday, September 19, 2022, from 4 to 7 pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral, Hillsboro, Missouri

Funeral Service: Follows and 7 pm in the funeral home chapel.

 

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Visitation

Monday, September 19, 2022

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Inc

103 4th Street, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 19, 2022

7:00 - 7:30pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Inc

103 4th Street, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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