Marjorie L. (Myers) Pridemore

May 26, 2020

Marjorie L. (Myers) Pridemore, 76, of Lafayette, Ind., was carried home by angels on May 26, 2020.  She was born October 9, 1943 in Frankfort, Ind. to the late Harold Wayne & Marjorie Juanita (Mullendore) Myers.

Raised in Frankfort, Marjorie enjoyed the pleasures of small-town living.  In her teens she was selected to portray Margaret O’Brien at the premiere of Glory at the Roxy Theatre.  She rode around the square in a Cadillac convertible and was presented roses and a key to the city by Frankfort’s mayor.  It was one of the highlights of her young life.

Marjorie was a 1961 graduate of Frankfort High School and remained in the area until 1969 when she moved to southern California, returning to Lafayette in 1995.  She was an outstanding paralegal and real estate broker, working from multiple firms in Indiana and California from 1961-1995.  Marjorie, a loving mother, grandmother and sweet sister, was devoted to her family and will always be known by them as “Number 1”.

Visitation and Services

Graveside services will be 12 Noon, June 12, 2020 at Elmwood Cemetery, Romney, Indiana. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Matthew 25 Soup Kitchen at St. Ann Church, 612 Wabash Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47905.

Survived by:

She is survived by her son, Brian D. (Kristi) Pridemore of Huntington Beach, CA and granddaughters Kathryn and Alexa Pridemore; sisters Linda L. Hunsberger of Lafayette, Janet S. (Steve) Wichmanowski of Zionsville and Lisa A. (Brian) Pearson of Mesa, AZ; brothers Richard W. Myers of Lafayette and George S. Myers of Frankfort; her former spouse, Bill Pridemore and her stepdaughters from their marriage, Toni Benedict, Teri Wiedman, Bobbie Whaley and Maggie Sakamoto; many nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and her dear friends Alberta (Winski) Hewett and Lee Clark Lane III.

Preceded by:

Marjorie was also preceded in death by her spouse, Thomas Heide and her stepson, Billy Pridemore.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Marjorie L. (Myers) Pridemore”

  1. Susan Michael Davis June 1, 2020 at 2:13 pm

    Linda, I’m sorry for your loss. I remember being at your house often when we lived out your back door. I always thought she was the prettiest girl and I envied you for having such a neat big sister. You are in my prayers.

  2. Carroll Williams June 2, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    Richard, Linda, George, Janet, and Lisa, prayers for your families loss. I will always remember Marjorie as a good friend and person, may she rest in peace.

  3. Deborah Ogden Baker June 2, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    Linda, so sorry to read about your loss, I don’t really remember Marge well, think she was out and on her own, but know how hard it is to lose a sibling, thinking of you and your family……

  4. Lorna Hughes Scholtus June 2, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember meeting your big sister and how sweet she was. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  5. Phyllis (Adkins)Bressler June 3, 2020 at 9:25 pm

    My condolences to the Myers family. I’m Juanita and Ray Adkins daughter. Shortly after my dad’s death, I was invited to a public auction of my parents’ items. I received a box full of SUPPOSEDLY family photos, but most of them weren’t of my ACTUAL family, but of aunts, uncles, cousins, etc of Ray’s. I, along with my brother Don, were adopted after these relatives passed away and so these pictures didn’t rightfully belong to me and so took to first family reunion after Dad died and so told his siblings and cousins to take whatever pictures they wanted as felt they REALLY belonged to them. I had some left and somehow found out that Marjorie lived in Lafayette where I lived and so made arrangements to take to her and see if perhaps Harold would want. She couldn’t have been any sweeter or gracious and said yes her dad would like them. That made me feel good that they would go to someone in family to treasure and possibly know some of the people in the pictures. Again, I’m sorry to hear of her passing. I’m sure she left many with fond memories of her. Take care.

  6. Dian Markstrom June 4, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    Dearest Margie, one of my oldest and fun loving friends. We had some great times, especially late night Backgammon laughing and reminiscing about our wild trips to Manhattan Beach to see Lee and Dave. My heart will miss you, dear friend; but I am so very grateful knowing we will meet again in Heaven. Love to Brian and to your wonderful family who took such loving care of you in your time of need.

  7. Lee Lane June 4, 2020 at 2:52 pm

    She was loved — she loved — she will be remembered. BLESS HER.

  8. Linda Tressler June 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm

    My condolence to the dear Myers family. You are all like family to me, as your Mom is a Sister to my Stepfather. I knew Marge better than the others as we are the same age. I don’t see you as much as I would like, as we all go our separate ways with marriage, etc., but when we get together for reunions, we always have a fun time, and Marge was especially happy to see me. You are a wonderful, very close and loving family, and I know Marge will be dearly missed, as are your parents. May God watch over you and help you through this very difficult time. I will be with you Friday. Love to you all,

  9. Linda Tressler June 9, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    I just watched the video. Beautiful pictures and wonderful memories of a beautiful, happy family!!

  10. Todd, Annette, Ethan, Audrey and Brendan Pearson June 11, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    We have had the pleasure of getting to know your wonderful family over the last several decades. The love and care you share with each other is a joy to see. We are deeply sorry for your loss.

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