Margaret (Margie) SHIMP


News Death Notice

SHIMP, Margaret (Margie) age 94, of Troy, passed away July 8 at her sisters home. She was preceded in death by her husband Chelcie Shimp; her parents, Fred and Ada Ann (Eikenberry) Green; brothers and sisters-in-law Waldo and Catherine Green, Berman (Bumpy) Green, Jack and Catherine Green and second wife Alice, Ralph Green, Jo Ann Green, Charles Green; and sister and brother-in-law, Mary and John Davis. She was also preceded in death by a foster brother and sister-in-law Howard and Ruth Bayhan. She is survived by her brother David Green; sisters-in- law, Luella Green and Maxie Green; sister and brother-in-law Lois and Bob Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you to niece Teresa Davis Cupp for her devoted care in recent years. Margie was well known for the beautiful and creative cakes she made for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. She loved life, music, cooking, sewing, knitting, crocheting and gardening. When she was over 80 years old she compiled and published the Green Family cookbook of family recipes, a treasure to remind us what a great cook she was. She donated her body to Wright State Medical School. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, September 7th at 11:30 a.m. at Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy, OH. All attending are invited to share a meal and special memories of this beloved lady.


Published in Dayton Daily News on July 28, 2013