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Memorial Service for Marilyn Sue Lewis will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel, Claremore, Okla.
Marilyn passed away at her home in Claremore on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, she was 73.
Born Sept. 4, 1944 in Wagoner, Okla. to parents Cap H. Striplin and Marie Striplin (Harvey). Marilyn graduated from Inola High School in 1962. She was an Insurance Executive until her retirement in 1998. She was a long time member of Church On The Move in Tulsa, Okla. Marilyn was a wonderful seamstress, loved to read, garden. rope spinning and enjoyed back packing. She was a member of the Wild West Arts Club, Volunteered at the school libraries. She loved her OSU Cowboys and was a long time participant in Grandparent University.
Marilyn is survived by her husband John Lewis of the home; daughters Anita Williams and her husband Greg of Claremore, Oklahoma, Dana Homer and her husband John of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Deidre (Dee) Williams and her husband Michael of Catoosa, Oklahoma; son Dusty Lewis and his wife Molly; Brothers Ted Striplin of Claremore, Okla., and Charles Striplin of Claremore, Okla.; Sister Linda Striplin-Boydston and her husband Dan of Morris, Oklahoma; granddaughters Tara Williams of Jacksonville, Fla., Emily Williams of Oklahoma City, Okla.;, Raina Homer of Stillwater, Okla. Grandsons Django Homer of Stillwater, Okla., Austin Brewer of Catoosa and brother-in-law Gene Lewis of Claremore, Okla.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, In-laws John and Artie Lewis, son Darin Brunson and grandson Damon Hays.
The family would like to thank Miller Hospice for their help.
In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made to your local library or Oklahoma Alzheimer's Association.
View and sign Marilyn's online tribute at www.mmsfuneralhomes.com
Published on January 30, 2018
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