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Marilyn Whaley Winters

Portland, Oregon

1932 - 2018

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Marilyn Whaley WintersJuly 20, 1932 - Jan. 7, 2018 Marilyn Whaley Winters, 85, a committed worldwide community leader and volunteer, died unexpectedly at home in Bakersfield, Calif., Jan. 7, 2018. She was born July 20, 1932 in Hannibal, Mo., to Reverend Ennis Marshall Whaley and Ruth McClanahan...

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Dear Family -- with You we celebrate the Life and Love of Your Beloved Marilyn, Wife, Mother, Grandmother -- and her Dedication to the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, Women's Division, her comprehensive accomplishments in every area of leadership in Church or Community Service. With You, we affirm that Nothing that we can Imagine can separate us from God's Love, and that Marilyn's "presence in absence" [Henri Nouwen's phrase] will continue to bless...

To my Winters family you have my deepest sympathy.Marilyn was a very sweet lady.Rest in peace.

Dearest Marilyn,
You were a beacon for many women, children, and the men who loved them. Your warm smile will be deeply missed and your memory will live on! I will miss our laundry room chats in The Premier the most