Marjorie Sandefur


Marjorie C. Sandefur, 93, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at Heritage House of Shelbyville.

She was born Sept. 10, 1921, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Raymond and Opal (Drake) Cutsinger. Marjorie married Loyd J. Sandefur on Feb. 19, 1938, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1985.

She is survived by her daughter, Carole Dene Davis, and husband, Jr., of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Denise Aldridge, and husband, Joe, and David Lawson and wife, Anne, both of Shelbyville, and Dana Zorn and husband, Pete, of Norton Shores, Michigan; and seven great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents.

Marjorie graduated from Mt. Auburn High School.

She was an active member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, and she enjoyed serving others and working at the church tent during the Shelby County Fair to raise money for the church addition. She was also a member of Blue Chasers Card Club.

In the late 1930s, Marjorie and her husband, Loyd began with one baler and later developed into D & S Sales and Service, with co-owners, Bob and Jane Duckworth. D & S Sales and Service was a Case and Massey Ferguson dealership serving Indiana and surrounding states from the 1940s through 1987.

Her family was very important to her, especially her grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Pastor Bryan Trotter and the Rev. Robert Campbell officiating. Interment will be at Miller Cemetery in Shelby County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 4449 S. Smithland Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

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