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Marjorie Louise Hyer

April 20, 1918 — June 24, 2021

AIKEN, SC – MARJORIE LOUISE (REED) HYER, age 103, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2021 at her home in Aiken, SC.

Marjorie (Marge) was born to Orie E. and Celina Maude (Beck) Reed on April 2, 1918 in Bourbon, IN where she and her three sisters grew up.  After graduating from Bourbon High School, Marge attended Ball State University to study education and taught elementary school in Knox, Indiana.  In 1940 she married Floyd E. Hyer and they lived happily together and raised two daughters in Indianapolis, IN.  Upon retirement they relocated to Venice, FL.  In each hometown, church fellowship and worship were an important part of their lives.  The were members of Broad Ripple Methodist Church in Indianapolis and First Baptist Church in Venice, FL.  At the time of her passing Marge enjoyed the fellowship of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Aiken.

Family was a priority for Marge.  She loved her life as a homemaker, mother and excellent cook.  She had a life-long interest in art, especially watercolor, and took art lessons even into her 90’s.  Her greatest joy over the years, was spending weekends with extended family at the family cottage on Lake Manitou.

Survivors include 2 daughters, both of Aiken:  Emily Hooker and husband Tom, Anita Dibrell and husband Larry.  Other survivors include 7 grandchildren: Michael Hutchens of Virginia Beach, VA, Mark Hutchens of Denver, CO, Amy Terry of Aiken, SC, Nicole Shamblin of Morganton, GA, Dawn Chapman of Gainesville, GA, Yvette Bynum of Sumter, SC, Phillip Dibrell of Ft. Mill, SC, 23 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Interment will be in Rochester, IN.


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