Marjorie J. Beverly, 94, of Sherwood, Ohio, peacefully passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at her daughter’s residence in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Marjorie was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Defiance, Ohio, daughter of the late Albert and Rilla (Boterf) Sohn. She was a 1944 graduate of Delaware High School, Sherwood. She married Harvey “Bud” Dimock in October 1945, and he preceded her in death in September 1961. She then married William R. Beverly in March 1965, and that marriage ended in divorce. In addition to raising her children, Marjorie worked in assembly at All-Star Products for 17 years and then as a machine operator at Allied Molded Products. She was a member of the Fort Defiance VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 3360, as well as the Women of the Moose. Being musically inclined, in her younger years she sang in her brother’s country band. Marjorie loved to play guitar, crochet, spend time with family and work on jigsaw puzzles.
Marjorie is survived by her three children, Patricia (James) King of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Billy W. (Sharon) Beverly of Bradenton, Florida, and Jim (Terri) Beverly of Brooksville, Florida; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harvey “Bud” Dimock; three children, Ricky Lee Dimock, Diana Pinkham and Robert A. Dimock; four brothers; and five sisters.
A gathering of family and friends for Marjorie J. Beverly will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 E. Elm St., Sherwood, Ohio. A celebration of life will follow at the funeral home beginning at noon with Betty Penner officiating.
Those who would like to remember Marjorie should make memorial contributions to Heartland Hospice, to Sherwood VFW No. 5665 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guestbook may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.