Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Marjorie Elmina (Pugh) Gallaway

Marjorie Elmina Gallaway, age 87, of Mansfield, died Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Elmcroft of Ontario.

She was born December 25, 1923 in Richland County, Ohio the daughter of the late Harmon J. and Lucy M. (Kirsch) Pugh. She was the Salutatorian in the graduating class of 1942 from Union High School. She was a life-long active member of Clay Memorial Lutheran Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of Ione Lantz Circle. Mrs. Gallaway helped her parents and then her husband on the family farm – the land that has been in the family for three generations. She was a volunteer for over 35 years for the Franklin Township Fire Department and the ladies auxiliary and North Richland County AARP #4991. She enjoyed music, quilting, embroidering, and crocheting. She was a devoted farm wife and took great pleasure in sharing her cooking skills with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children: Marvin O. (Joyce) Gallaway of Mansfield, Duane J. Gallaway of Shelby, Beverly J. (Charles) Skiles of Mansfield, Bonnie M. (Richard) Brenneman of Fredericktown; 11 grandchildren: Leeann, Daniel, Michael, Matthew and Miranda Gallaway, David, Robert, Jeffrey and Philip Skiles, Renee Welsh and Gary Brenneman. 8 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 64 years, Owen F. Gallaway in July 2010.

Friends may call on Monday, March 7, 2011 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby and on Tuesday from 9:30-11 AM at Clay Memorial Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM by Minister Carol Kilgore. Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial expressions may be made to the Franklin Township Fire Department, Clay Memorial Lutheran Church or to the charity of the donor’s choice. On-line condolences may be made to www.TurnerFuneralHomeShelby.com

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Guest says:

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    Family: Marjorie Gallaway
    Name: Becky Anaya

    Date: 11-03-06

    Condolence:

    Duane, Beverly, Bonnie, Marvin and their families:

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mother, my cousin. She was always the sweetest person I have known and I will always have a place for her in my heart until we meet again. Although I can’t be with you while you remember your mother and grandmother, you’re in my thoughts from afar.

    Lovingly your cousin,

    Becky Anaya

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    Family: Marjorie Gallaway
    Name: Damaris Swartz Myers

    Date: 11-03-07

    Condolence:

    I’m sorry for the loss of your mother. Your mother was truly a kind and good woman.
    All of you might not remember me, but I know Beverly will.

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    Family: Marjorie Gallaway
    Name: Karen Barnett, HCD, Elmcroft of Ontario

    Date: 11-03-07

    Condolence:

    To the Gallaway Family:
    May you find comfort in all your precious memories with Marjorie. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers now and in the days ahead. She was a very lovely lady. It was a privilege to have gotten to know her during her stay with us at Elmcroft. She will be greatly missed.

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    Family: Marjorie Elmina (Pugh) Gallaway
    Name: James Burns

    Date: 11-03-07

    Condolence:

    So sorry to hear of your loss, Duane and family; my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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    Family: Marg Gallaway
    Name: 3rd floor Medcentral Shelby Hospital
    Date: 11-03-08
    Time: 07:02:58 -0500

    Condolence:

    To the Gallaway family..our deepest sympathy.

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    Family: Mrs. Gallaway
    Name: Catherine Cook Schaffer
    Date: 11-03-07
    Time: 19:28:45 -0500

    Condolence:

    Duane and all the family, I am so sorry to her of your Mother’s passing. May God provide you the strength and peace of mind needed to help you and your family through this time of sorrow.
    God Bless
    Cathy and family

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    Family: Marjorie Elmina (Pugh) Gallaway
    Name: Barbara Parsons Fensch
    Date: 11-03-07
    Time: 18:39:53 -0500

    Condolence:

    Dear Gallaway Family,
    So sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. She was the sweetest and kindest person ever. My parents (Cliff & Gladys Parsons) loved her & your dad as dear friends from Clay Memorial. You could always count on your mother to have the biggest and a heart warming smile. My prayers are with you and your family.
    Barbara

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    Family: Marjorie Gallaway
    Name: Joanne Frary Whitesel Talmage
    Date: 11-03-08
    Time: 19:53:47 -0500

    Condolence:

    May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.

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