Funeral services for Marion H. Milsap, age 81, of Hammond, will be held on Thursday (Jan 24, 2013) at 11:00 a.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Nichols officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Hammond.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Milsap passed away on Sunday (Jan 20, 2013) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by her family.
Surviving is her son, Max Milsap and his wife Nicole; two daughters, Marty Barney and her husband Vernon and Judy McDermott all of Hammond; two brothers, Edward Hollister and his wife Rita of Brier Hill and Robert Hollister and his wife Janie of Hammond; two sisters, Marguerite Marion of Florida and Barbara Hadlock of Hammond; grandchildren Douglas Barney and his wife Stacy, Michael Barney, Kristin Hammontree and her husband Wheeler, Bradley Barney and his wife Yvette, Jaime and Mindy McDermott, Scott Milsap and his companion Jocelyn Seavey, Eric Milsap and his wife Betsy and Lynn Sprabary and her husband Jason; 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, “Tuffy” on Dec 11, 2001.
Marion was born on November 30, 1931 in Brier Hill, a daughter of the late Ogle & Alice (Decker) Hollister. She graduated from Hammond Central School and married Edwin “Tuffy” L. Milsap on Sept 23, 1949. She worked for a period at the Kring Point State Park concession stand and later assisted “Tuffy” installing dairy equipment from 1979 to 1998 when the couple retired. She was a past member of the Willing Workers of Calabogie and the Ogdensburg Couples bowling league. She enjoyed her flower gardens and spending time with her grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.