Marilyn Quinn​

Marilyn Jean Quinn was born October 31, 1936 in Steele, Missouri.  She was the daughter of Robert Elleoy Frakes and Virginia Still Frakes.

She departed this life at the Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti, Missouri on February 13, 2018.  She was 81 years old.

She was united in marriage to Bill Quinn on September 4, 1982 in Braggadocio, Missouri.

Marilyn worked in the nursing field.  She was a nurse and the safety administrator at the Caruthersville Shipyard for many years.  She then became the administrator of the River Oaks Nursing Center in Steele.

Marilyn enjoyed life.  She loved playing card games such as pitch and bridge.  She was an avid bowler.  She was fond of music.  She especially loved listening to her husband and family play and sing, and she even wrote a song of her own.  These hobbies were important to her, but nothing was more important than spending time with her family.  She inspired them to face life with a positive attitude.

She was a very faithful and active member of the Steele Church of Christ.

Survived by – her husband – Bill Quinn – Steele, MO

3 sons – Dale E. Nunnery (Pam) – Poplar Bluff, MO


Steven R. Nunnery (Carol) – Cape Girardeau, MO

John A. Nunnery (Pamela) – Virginia Beach, VA

Stepdaughter – Michele Manley (Sherman) – Caruthersville, MO

A niece/best friend – O’Nita McClure – Steele, MO

7 grandchildren – Laura Nunnery Love (Ryan), Sherman Manley III, Jennifer Palmer (David), Eric Manley, Ben Nunnery, Nathan Nunnery, Derek Nunnery

9 great grandchildren

2 great nieces – Rebecca Coleman, Debbie Ledford

Many other relatives and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister – Bethel Frakes, and 2 brothers – Robert C. Frakes, Glen (Whish) Frakes




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