Marjorie R. Targett, 78, of Brazil, passed away April 6, 2006, at 4:18 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
She was born August 18, 1927, in Knightsville, the daughter of Daniel Wallace and Ruth Bridgewaters Wallace. She graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1945. On February 28, 1948, she married Robert L. Targett. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2006. She was a stay at home Mom raising their children, before entering the workforce at CBS. She retired from there in the 1980s. She and her husband owned and operated two restaurants in Clay County. The first was Marj's Café and the other was the Staunton Restaurant. Marjorie also was a tax preparer for over 30 years, working for herself. She enjoyed cooking for her family, working puzzles and playing Scrabble.
She is survived by her children, Katherine Burrow and husband Steve of Zion, IL, Richard Targett and wife Alice and daughter in law, Kathy Targett, all of Brazil; grandchildren, Dan Eric Targett, Holly Ann Targett, Robert Lee Targett, Joy Marie Frederick, Kate Targett, step-grandchildren, Robert Rutledge, Anna Marie Whitlow, and Steven Rutledge; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Dan Targett; one sister, Betty Ardell and one brother, Bob Wallace.
Services will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Rev. Brett Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bobby Targett, Dan Targett, Steven Rutledge, Bob Rutledge, Kirk Frederick and David Pruiett. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.