Marjorie May Root

Marjorie May Root, 78, was born July 16, 1935 in St. Louis, Mo. to Oscar Gerald and Florence Elizabeth (Andrews) Kinkead. She passed away Feb. 16, 2014 in Oklahoma City.

Marjorie May Root

Marjorie May Root

On Jan. 14, 1956, Marjorie married William Raymond Root. They lived in the Mustang/Yukon area since the 1950s. Marjorie was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Yukon where she helped with the youth group. She loved gardening, flowers and was an avid sports fan.

Marjorie is survived by her sons, Brian Root and Billy Root of Yukon; brother, Alan Kinkeade and wife Janet of O’Fallon, Mo.; son-in-law, Richard Scammahorn of Yukon; daughter-in-law, Carla Root of Arcadia; grandchildren, Cory Scammahorn and wife Chrissy of Yukon, Ashley Roberts of Yukon, Jessica Root of Stillwater and Dakota Frerrie of Marlow; and great-grandchildren, Hunter, Trever and Leah Roberts.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William “Billy” Raymond Root; son, Mark Root; and daughters, Renee and Deborah.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, at the First United Methodist Church of Yukon.  Interment will follow at Mustang Cemetery.

Online condolences may be signed at Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home, Yukon.

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