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Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:29 am

Marilyn Gail Herriman, age 65, of Vandalia, passed away at 8:55 p.m., Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at the First Christian Church in Vandalia. The Rev. Shane Adkisson and the Rev. Bob Hoehn officiated. Serving as pianist was Deb Quamby. Soloists were her daughter-in-law, Kara Herriman and niece, Stacy Hamlett.
Burial was in Mill Creek Cemetery in Whiteside, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Josh Davidson, Colton Davidson, Alex Black, Dylan Black, Kyle Ebers, and Chad Perkins.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m., Monday, April 22 at the church.
Services were under the direction of the Myers Funeral Home in Wellsville.
Ms. Herriman was born October 4, 1947, in Louisiana, Mo., the first daughter of Ernest Harold and Jessie Lorraine Jennings Ebers. She has lived most of her life in Vandalia. Marilyn was a homemaker. Marilyn took pride and joy in her two sons and enjoyed being with her grandchildren. She always tried to make people happy.  Marilyn loved country music and going to opry shows.
Marilyn is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald Lee and Kara (Allison) Herriman, of Wright City and Robert Harold and Monique (Kass) Herriman, of Granite City, Ill.; grandchildren, Joshua Lowell Davidson, Colton James Davidson and Allison Taylor Herriman, all of Wright City and Zabrian Robert “Zabe” Harrell and Délia J. Harrell, both of Granite City, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Jaylen Harrell and Brianna Harrell, both of Granite City, Ill.; brother and sisters and their spouses, Dennis Harold and Janice Ebers, Donna and Albert Watson, Jeannie and Mike Gratton, all of Vandalia, Kathy and Bob Lovell and Letha and Billy Perkins, all of Bowling Green; in addition to several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Jessie Ebers and nephews, Clinton Lee Lovell and Dennis Shawn Ebers. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society c/o Myers Funeral Home, 203 East Bates Street, Wellsville, Mo. 63384.
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