Marilyn Clift Eads passed away May 5, 2017, in Owasso, OK, at age 92. She was born June 14, 1924, to Ray and Ollie Clift of Mena, Arkansas. After graduating from Mena High School, Marilyn attended beauty school in Little Rock. Upon completion, she returned to Mena and worked as a beautician at Clift’s Beauty Shop.
On May 13, 1945, she was united in marriage to Ray Eads of Mena. Two years later the couple moved to Lamar, Colorado, where they made their home.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ray; her only daughter, Becky Jordon; a sister, Lillian Campbell; and an aunt, Gladys Geyer and husband, Walter.
Survivors include her brother, Ray Clift and wife, Orlene, of Mena; a son-in-law, Jim Jordan of Springfield, Colorado; granddaughters, Shelley Key of Burleson, Texas and Abbey Jordan of Lamar, Colorado; great-grandchildren, Courtney, Lucas and Kayleigh of Burleson, Texas; Sara, Anthony and Marcus of Lamar, Colorado; nephews, Randy Clift and wife, Debbie, of Houston, Texas; Wayne Campbell and wife, Connie, of Owasso, Oklahoma; Gerald Lovell, Jr. of Kensington, Kansas; nieces, Tracy McCullar and husband, Shane, of Russellville, Arkansas, and Kay Ramsey of Sheridan, Arkansas; cousins, Janis Geyer Shull of Mena and Chrys Geyer of Colleyville, Texas.
Marilyn was a woman of strong faith and an example of Christ-likeness to her family and friends. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school for adults, which she did for many years. Following a graveside service, Marilyn was laid to rest beside her husband and daughter at Fairmont Cemetery in Lamar, CO, on May 18.