Marjorie A. (Mapes) Nevitt, age 92, passed away at her home in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.
Marjorie was born November 23, 1929, on the family farm west of Waterville, Kansas. She is the daughter of Arthur V. and Fannie M. (Pomeroy) Mapes.
She graduated from Waterville High School in 1947, then went on to the Omaha School of Business in Omaha, Nebraska. After graduation Marjorie was recruited by the FBI and moved to Washington D.C.. Later she moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where she worked for Tanks, Inc. as their Secretary/Treasurer. Twenty seven years later she moved to Alamo, Tennessee where she worked as the city’s Recorder. Then after retiring she moved to Wichita, Kansas and then to Pagosa Springs in 2001.
Marjorie was a member of Crossroad Christian Fellowship in Pagosa Springs. She enjoyed having coffee and fellowship with her friends from Church at several local restaurants. She also enjoyed doing cross stitch, quilting and when the opportunity came, fishing.
Survivors include her children: Toni Scallion of Alamo, Tennessee, Roxanne England of Sevierville, Tennessee, Becky (Richard) McManus of Crystal Springs, Mississippi, and Carl Nevitt of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, a sister Dorothy Scheele of Beatrice, Nebraska, nine grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
Preceding Marjorie in death were her parents, two brothers: Jess Mapes and Marvin Mapes and a grandson Brian Scallion.
Graveside services are planned for 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Riverside Cemetery in Waterville. Pastor Berniece Ludlum will officiate the service.
A memorial service is planned for 10:00 am, Friday, May 20, 2022, at Cross Road Christian Fellowship in Pagosa Springs, with Pastor Curtis Wiggers officiating. Music will be provided by Mr. Perry Schjolin and congregational hymns are to include “Mansions Over The Hill Top”, “Amazing Grace”, and “Sweet Sweet Spirit”.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Samaritan’s Purse (samaritanspurse.org) or may be made out to “Samaritan’s Purse” and sent in care of Christie-Anderes Funeral Home at PO Box 61, Waterville, Kansas 66548.