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Marjorie Pelphrey

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Marjorie was born on June 6, 1915 and passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Marjorie was a resident of Arkansas at the time of passing.

She studied Latin and Greek at Hollywood High School, and was graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in History in 1938, where she was an indispensible member of a modern dance troupe.

A private family memorial service at the Benton County Funeral Home will be held on October 28. Interment will follow in the Benton County Memorial Park Cemetery, Rogers.

The award recognized her "unselfish, compassionate and humanitarian contributions to and for the citizens of Rogers through the programs of the Salvation Army, the League of Women Voters, the Audubon Society, the Girl Scouts of America, the United Way and numerous other community agencies and activities." In 1997, June was awarded a Certificate of Recognition as an Outstanding Citizen of the State of Arkansas by then Governor Mike Huckabee.