Marjorie Y. Williamson

Born: Sat., Nov. 29, 1924
Died: Fri., Apr. 9, 2010

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Marjorie Y. Williamson, 85, a 54 year resident of Pendleton, Oregon passed away unexpectedly on April 9, 2010 in Walla Walla, Washington where she had lived for the last four years. Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, Oregon. A graveside service and vault interment will take place on Friday, April 23, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Cloverdale Cemetery, Boise, Idaho. Sign the register or send condolences to the family at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Dogs for the Deaf, 10175 Wheeler Road, Central Point, OR 97502 telephone 541-826-9220 or Marge was born in Boise, Idaho on November 29, 1924 to the late Walter A. and Viva M. Breshears Robbins. Her childhood was spent in Boise and southwestern Idaho. During her childhood, she was particularly close to her paternal grandparents Joseph and Sarah Robbins. Marge attended school in Weiser, Idaho and graduated from Parma High School in 1943. After attending the College of Idaho for a year, Marge married Carl E. Williamson in October 1944. They were married for 39 years and raised three children. Marge worked for US Bank in Pendleton and retired after 27 years of service. During retirement, Marge liked to enjoy the area in her RV and was an active member of the Blue Mountain Good Sam club. She was also a lifelong lover of dogs and enjoyed the companionship of her dog Rags. Marge was a member of the Pendleton Presbyterian Church. She was also a life member of the Order of Eastern Star, Bushee Chapter #19, a life member of the Daughters of the Nile, Nydia Chapter #4, a life member of VFW Auxiliary #922, American Legion Auxiliary #130, and the Emblem Club #409 of Pendleton. Marge was also active in the Main Street Cowboys Side Saddlers organization. Marge is survived by her son C. Edward Williamson and his wife Cheryl of Eugene, Oregon, daughter Nancy L. Sanders of Anchorage, Alaska, and son Tommie G. Williamson of Seattle, Washington. She is also lovingly survived by seven 7 grandchildren and nine 9 great grandchildren.

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Glen & Georgia Burgin
   Posted Fri April 16, 2010
We send our love and sympathies to all. Marge was a good friend and we loved her very much. Our family also send their sympathies.

Dorothy Marlow
   Posted Fri April 23, 2010
I will miss campouts and Friday luncheons forever. I had so much fun with Marj. I'll truly miss her, she was a good friend. Dorothy

Arne L. Swanson
   Posted Fri June 04, 2010
Marjorie and Carl had a profound impact on my growing-up years. Two wonderful people whos memory I respect and admire. Carl for his generosity and sense of community, and Marjorie for her wit, friendship and wonderful charm. What a beautiful couple! Together again at last....

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