Marion G. Lemon Portage Marion G. Lemon, age 83, of Portage, MI, formerly of Augusta, MI and Battle Creek, MI, died Saturday morning, September 29, 2012, at the Fountain View Assisted Living of Portage, MI. Marion, the daughter of DeMarquis L. and Chrisitine (Gunzel) Lemon, was born on November 15, 1928 in Battle Creek and was a lifetime area resident. She was a 1946 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. Marion had been an accountant with the Worgess Insurance Agency of Battle Creek from 1946 to 1957 and with the Foote AND Lloyd CPA Firm of Battle Creek from 1957 until her retirement in 1990. Surviving are her brother, DeMarquis "Mark" L. Lemon, Jr. of Kalamazoo, MI; her sister, Virginia Hylton of Augusta, MI; two nieces, Bambi (Bill) Cartmill and Christine (Mark) Connell; three nephews, Brent (Marilyn Hylton, DeMarquis L. Lemon, III and Andy (Lisa) Lemon; and many great and great great nieces and nephews. Marion was preceded in death by her parents. The Graveside Service to celebrate Marion's life will be held on Tuesday, October 2nd at 1:00 PM at Memorial Park Cemetery-Chapel, 2435 W. Territorial Avenue, Battle Creek. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Marion's honor may be made to the Hospice Care of Southwestern Michigan, 222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100, Kalamazoo, MI, 49007. The Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, Richland Chapel is in charge of all the arrangements. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Marion may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Oct. 1, 2012