Thursday, October 21, 2010

Marilyn Lou McCullah Buck, 72, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in St. John's Hospital- Cassville.

She was born March 5, 1938, in Fairview, the daughter of Clovis and Ida (Stipp) Hill. On May 13, 1955, she was united in marriage to J.C. McCullah, who preceded her in death in 1996. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Don Hill.

On Nov. 9, 2001, she married Richard Buck, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Joe McCullah, of Wheaton, and Doug McCullah and his wife, Kay, of Cassville; one daughter, Tammy Watts and her husband, Paul, of Muskogee, Okla.; two stepdaughters, Janet Watson and her husband, Bruce, of Bryant, Ark., and Cindy Hudlow and her husband, Jason, of Fayetteville, Ark.; one brother Kendall Hill, of Sequim, Wash.; one sister, Wilma Ruhl, of Wheaton; four grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.

She received her education at Wheaton. Most of her life was spent in Wheaton, working with her family in the construction business. She also taught Head Start, owned a dress shop and collected and sold antiques. She played piano where she was a member of Ridgley Southern Baptist Church before moving her membership to Wheaton Southern Baptist Church.

Graveside services were held Sunday at Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Brother Danny Heupel conducted the services.

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