Marilyn Lois Pardon, age 83, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away at home on Saturday, March 4, 2017 after a long illness. She was born Marilyn Lois Clark on March 6, 1933, a daughter of the late William and Marie (Phillips) Clark. She was born and raised in Centreville, and attended Centreville High School.
She worked at numerous manufacturing jobs during her lifetime including Denton Mills in Centreville and Harter Corporation in Sturgis. She was proficient at working industrial sewing machines. She lived in numerous towns around Centreville during her lifetime, returning to Centreville before retirement. She owned and raised hundreds of horses with her late husband Tim during their marriage, and enjoyed playing bingo with her relatives. She was an excellent seamstress, gardener, and craftworker.
She was preceded in death by her husband Timothy Jay Pardon, parents, and six brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her sons Larry Nickell, Lonnie and Orla (Lambert) Nickell, Lenny and Lisa (Davis) Nickell; brothers Richard Clark and James Clark, sisters Carol Rudloff and Alice Loudenslager, brothers-in law Tom Pardon and Terry Pardon, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends will be received at Eley Funeral Home, Centreville, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 12-2pm with funeral services following at 2pm. Pastor Randy Evans will officiate. Burial will be in Nottawa Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to New Beginnings Community Church. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.