Marjorie D. Washburn

Published 6:46 pm Tuesday, December 30, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Marjorie Daniels Washburn, age 84, a resident of 158 NC 92 E., Washington, passed away on December 29, 2008 at her home after a lengthy illness.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 31, 2008 at Oakdale Cemetery and will be conducted by Rev. Gary Jordan.
She was a devoted mother, daughter, sister and friend who will be dearly missed by all. A longtime resident of Washington, NC, she worked for the Dept. of Defense for 10 years, spent 23 years as an active military family member and later retired from Winn-Dixie Stores. She was a wonderful mother who provided support and leadership to her family and community. She was an active member of Faith Freewill Baptist Church, the Disabled American Veterans and the Red Hat Society. Blessed with many talents, she loved to cook, crochet and enjoyed making Raggedy Ann’s and Andy’s for small children and won numerous county fair awards for both.
The oldest of 11 children, she was born in Ransomville, NC on February 7, 1924 to the late Lurrainer and William Daniels. She met and was married to military career man, the late Calvin Ray Washburn, for 41 years. She leaves to cherish her memory, three devoted children, Anita Washburn of Kershaw, S.C., Lucretia Golding of Orange Beach, AL, and Frank Washburn of Goldsboro, NC, as well as 5 grandchildren, Kerry Ferrar, Barbara Washburn, Melissa Douglas, Tim Golding, Jason Golding and 5 great-grandchildren. She is survived by 4 sisters, Catherine Fulford, Carolyn Hughes, Sandra Quidley, Wanda Roberson and 2 brothers, William Daniels and Roger Daniels.
The family would like to express their appreciation to her caregiver and cousin Rachael Jordan for the kindness, compassion and support given to their mother.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12 noon until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday December 31, 2008 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington.
You may sign Mrs. Washburn’s guestbook by visiting
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Washburn family.
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