Marilyn Kay Larison, 66, Savannah, MO

Published 07/07 2014 09:38AM

Updated 07/07 2014 09:39AM

Marilyn Kay Larison, 66, Savannah, Missouri died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at her residence.

She was born February 10, 1948 to Charles and Joyce (Johnson) Dilley in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Marilyn married Jesse Larison February 1, 1969 in Troy, Kansas.

Marilyn was an avid believer in Christ and devoted Christian.  She loved the Lord and the family is assured that the Lord was there to meet her.  She loved all of her family and her life revolved around her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her wonderful parents; and brother, Gerald Dilley.

Survivors: husband, Jesse Larison, of the home; four sons, William and his wife, Rachel, Faucett, Missouri, John and his wife, Paula, Savannah, Missouri, Jesse and his wife, Deborah, Amazonia, Missouri, and Jason and his wife, Misty, Savannah, Missouri; daughter, Alisha Kernes and her husband Cecil, Savannah, Missouri; brother, Russell Dilley and his wife, Trudy, Fillmore, Missouri; sisters, Tina Edwards and her husband, Donald, St. Joseph, Missouri, Tammy Beaver, Easton, Missouri, Cindy Hiltner, St. Joseph, Missouri, Georgetta Hoyt, St. Joseph, Missouri, and Kim Willman Hoyt, St. Joseph, Missouri; sixteen grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Savannah Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.   Online guest book and obituary at

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