In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the El Dorado Springs Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, % Deanna Shouse, 122 W. Joe Davis, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744.
Marjorie Conway Roberts Webb, age 94, died July 26, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, MO. She was born March 13, 1917, to Mary Austin Conway and Bert R. Conway near Caplinger Mills, Missouri.
Mrs. Webb graduated from El Dorado Springs (MO) High School in 1935. She attended Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO, during the summers and taught school at Pleasant Valley School for three years and Gordon School for two years.
She was united in marriage to Orlando F. Roberts on December 23, 1939. They lived near Cedar Springs, MO, then moved to Independence, MO, where her two daughters, Mary Linda and Judith Louise, were born. Her husband, Orlando, who served in the United States Navy, was killed in action in the South Pacific on November 19, 1944. She and her daughters returned to Cedar County, MO, in 1948.
Mrs. Webb returned to teaching and taught school at the Cedar Springs rural school for 2 years, then began teaching in El Dorado Springs. She also returned to college and received an Associate of Arts degree from Southwest Baptist University, a Bachelor of Science from Central Missouri State University, and a Master of Arts degree from Pittsburgh State University. She taught first grade or art until she retired from the El Dorado Springs R-2 School District in 1977.
She was united in marriage to Woodrow W. Webb on December 31, 1953. They lived on farms near Cedar Springs and raised cattle for many years.
Mrs. Webb was a member of the El Dorado Springs Church of Christ and the retired teachers’ organization.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Mary Conway; her brothers, Dr. S. Lyle Conway and Kenneth C. Conway, and her sisters, Bertie C. Shipley and Claudine C. Conway. She is survived by her two daughters and two sons-in-law, Mary Linda and Conrad Bowers, Bridgeton, MO, and Judy and John Ness, Raytown, MO; her grandchildren – Bryan and Heraleen Bowers, Brad Bowers and Adrienne and Tom Kennedy; four great grandchildren – Adam and Isabella Bowers, Joe and Marji Kennedy; five nephews – Charles Conway, Curtis Conway, Kenneth Conway, John Bazel, Jim Bazel; many friends and former students.
Mrs. Webb enjoyed being with her family and friends, flowers, art, quilting, reading, her pets, her farm and seeing former students.
Funeral services for Marorie Webb will be held on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Bland-Hackleman Chapel with David Studer officiating. Burial will be in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 A.M. until service time at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Charley Conway, Chuck Wobbe, Bryan Bowers, Orvil Schaaf, Tom Kennedy, Brad Bowers, Adam Bowers, Joe Kennedy and Kenneth Conway.