Marne L. Mallicoat, 93, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, April 20, 2012.

Marne L. Mallicoat, 93, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, April 20, 2012.

 Marne was born April 30, 1918, in Hillsdale, Ore., to Louis and Hattie E. (Scott) Strickland. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Marcel Strickland, and her three other siblings, Cuba Dunham, Louis Strickland and Herbert Strickland.

 She is survived by her loving husband, Edgar Mallicoat; one son, Norman Mallicoat and wife, Hatsie, of Olathe, Kan.; three grandsons, Adam Mallicoat of Pocatello, Idaho, Marshall Mallicoat of Stamford, Conn., Logan Mallicoat of Lawrence, Kan.; and other loving family members in Oregon.

 A visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, followed by a 10 a.m. service, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Entombment at Mound Grove Mausoleum.

 In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Emma Mae Blair Scholarship Fund, in care of Blue Ridge Community of Christ, 3371 Blue Ridge Blvd., Independence, MO 64052.

 Online condolences and memories may be left for the family at www.speakschapel.com  

 Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.

 

 

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