Marjorie E. (Keck) Lybarger
Marjorie E. Lybarger, age 86, formerly of Shelby, died Friday, July 2, 2010 at Brookwood Place at Brethren Care Village in Ashland.
She was born December 20, 1923 in Butler, Ohio the daughter of the late Clydus G. and Hazel O. (Allen) Keck. She was a 1941 graduate of Shelby High School and received her bachelor’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University in 1975. She retired from Shelby City Schools where she had been an elementary teacher at Central School.
Marjorie loved teaching and was always willing to help or tutor students after hours. She enjoyed and was pleased that so many of her students stayed in contact with her throughout the years. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church. She along with her husband Jay were the recipients of the Jess Rath Christian Service Award, she volunteered for FISH, Shelby Hospital Guild, American Red Cross and Meals on Wheels. Marjorie was an avid Ohio State fan. She enjoyed visiting with her family and friends. The needlework that she lovingly created and gave as special gifts will be cherished and enjoyed by all those who received them.
Marjorie wed Jay E. Lybarger on June 14, 1947 at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby and he survives at Brethren Care Village in Ashland; 2 daughter and a son-in-law: Susan Lybarger of Shelby and Amy and Gary Metzger of Ashland; Along with the extended Lybarger and Keck families.
Friends may call on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 from 10-11 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Tom Snyder officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers memorial expressions may be made to the church or to Shelby City Schools (for a memorial project yet to be determined) and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875. On-line condolences may be made at