Marjorie E. Muir Albright Wiot, 85, of Terre Haute, formerly of Parke County, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010 at Davis Gardens in Terre Haute of natural causes.
Born in Parke County on June 10, 1925, she was the daughter of Carl J. Muir and Alice Wimmer Muir.
Marjorie graduated from Bridgeton High School in 1943 and attended Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa. for one summer. She was employed as a bookkeeper for Parke County Farm Bureau; secretary of the Parke County Veteran's Office and administrative assistant at the Parke County Health Department.
Memberships included being a 60-year member of Bridgeton Chapter OES, now affiliated with the Montezuma Chapter, where she was a Past Worthy Matron, Past Grand Page and Past Grand Representative to Michigan; Estabrook Chapter NSDAR; life member of Parke County and Vigo County historical societies; Wabash Valley Scottish Society; Temple United Methodist Church, where she was a past district officer in the Women's Society; and Westminster Village Residence Association.
She was past treasurer of Business and Professional of Parke County; Parke County Covered Bridge Association; volunteered for 20 years at Terre Haute Regional Hospital; served on various county committees in Parke County; and volunteered at the Vigo County Historical Society.
Her hobbies included reading, tracing her genealogy back to Scotland to 1610, doing crafts, quilts, Turner motor trips and fishing with her beloved Bob.
Survivors include three daughters, Gwen Behrens Burt of Tahoka, Texas, Alice Pickett Carter King (David) of Avon and Mary Jane Bettis Schilling Evens (Marty) of Bainbridge; six grandchildren, Angela Pickett Grogan, Scott Bettis, Jeremy Pickett, Bill Bettis, Michael Carter and Amy Burt Heilisser and their spouses; six great-grandchildren, Billy Bettis II, Connor Bettis, Mercedes Bettis, Max Grogan, Katelyn Grogan and Alta Pickett; one sister, Mary R. Hartman; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and beloved husband Robert W. Wiot, whom she married on march 29, 1972 and shared 32 years of marriage.
Services will be conducted at the Barnes and Rice Funeral Home in Rockville on Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. The funeral service will begin at noon with burial in Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville. The Rev. Curtis Chambers will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Temple, 501 South US 41, Terre Haute, IN 47802; Westminster Village Memorial Fund, 1120 E. Davis Dr., Terre Haute, IN 47802 or the charity of one's choice.