Obituaries

Marjorie Ellen (Hill) McCulley, 91

Marjorie Ellen (Hill) McCulley, 91, of Nezperce, passed away following a sudden illness on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane.

Marj was born November 20, 1928, to Betty (Shinn) and Samuel Cash in Grangeville, Idaho. She was the oldest of seven siblings.

She graduated from Grangeville in 1946. Later that year she married Lloyd Hill. After their only child, Diana, was born they built their home in Nezperce. Marjorie worked over 30 years at the Lewis County ASCS Office and was awarded for outstanding service to agriculture.

Following the death of her first husband, Marj was reacquainted with Wilbur McCulley and they married in 1979. Together and with family they enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, hunting, and bowling.

Marjorie was very involved in the Nezperce community. She was active in the American Legion Auxiliary and Nezperce Senior Citizen organizations. In 2011 Marj and Wilbur were honored as “Volunteers of the Year” by the city of Nezperce.

Marjorie will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Diana (Galen) Guess, grandchildren, Stacy and Jared, and two great grandchildren. Her surviving siblings include Melvin (Carol) Cash, Sam Cash, Yvette Freeman, Glenn DeFord, Elmer (Marilyn) DeFord, and Betty Ann Neal. She was preceded in death by her parents and spouses.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Nezperce. Inurnment will follow at Nezperce City Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Blackmer Funeral Home in Grangeville. Send condolences to the family to blackmerfuneralhome.com.

Those who desire may make a memorial donation in memory of Marjorie to the charity of your choice.

Condolences to the family of Marjorie Ellen (Hill) McCulley, 91

  • Patricia Lacey says:

    Diana, Condolences on the loss of your mother Marjorie.

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