Marjorie Kathleen Boling, 95, passed away on April 30, 2022, at Monroe Manor in Paris, Mo.
Marjorie was born March 20, 1927, near Lentner, the daughter of Fred H. and Pearl (Melson) Boling. They preceded her in death.
Marjorie attended Lentner School and in 2008 compiled a 180 page history of the school. She was a 1945 graduate of Shelbina High School. After graduation from Gem City Business College in Quincy, Ill., she was employed as a bookkeeper at Shelbina Bank in 1946. She remained there and retired in 1992 as a Vice President of Mercantile Bank of North Central Missouri. She was elected to two terms in each office of the Central Missouri Group of National Association of Bank Women. In 1987 she was appointed to a three year term on the Women Bankers Committee of the Missouri Bankers Association composed of thirteen women from the banks in Missouri. In 1960 she was honored as Woman of the Year by the Shelbina Business and Professional Women’s Club.
She had been a member of Bethel Colony Foundation, Royal Neighbor Lodge, Shelbina Business and Professional Women’s Club, GFWC Woman’s Club of Shelbina, I.I.O.O.F.F Club of Shelbina, Shelby County Historical Society, and started serving as Society Treasurer in 1977 to December 2019.
She was a charter member of Lentner 4-H Club and had been a project leader for Lentner and Prairie 4-H clubs. She had worked with the American Heart Association as County Treasurer and later as Memorial Chairman for over 50 years, and had served as Red Cross Campaign Treasurer.
Marjorie was a member of Lentner Christian Church and had been pianist, Junior Sunday School teacher, and treasurer. She enjoyed music, reading, flowers, history, and traveling with friends.
A visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, at Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina.
Funeral services will be held immediately following the visitation at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at the Maplewood Cemetery in Clarence.
Memorials may be made to the Shelby County Historical Society, Inc.