Marilyn Joanne Woodill
Marilyn was born Nov. 16, 1935, in Chico, Calif. Marilyn grew up in Chico and attended local schools. On July 4, 1969, she married the love of her life, Frank Woodill. After Frank retired, they traveled extensively. Marilyn was very active in Lamoine Baptist Church and the Gideon’s International. She loved gardening, camping, the ocean and traveling with Frank. In 2014, Marilyn moved to Lamoine to be closer to her son, Rick. After a brief illness, she passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
Marilyn is survived by a brother, Robert (Rose) Pace of Tacoma, Wash.; a sister, Peggy Kiteley of Tacoma, Wash. She is also survived by her children Steve Woodill (Mary) of San Juan Bautista, Calif.; Vicky Gallegos Cramblet (David) of Anderson, Calif.; Edward (Rick) Gallegos (Connie) of Lamoine; Lisa Woodill Randle of Chico, Calif.; and Holly Woodill Lindberg (Jeff) of Blossom, Texas. She loved her eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank, brother Eddy, sisters Barbara and Sharon and two great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at the Vina Cemetery in Vina, Calif. A reception will follow at the Christ Community Church of Vina Social Hall. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Marilyn may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090.