ISSAQUAH - Marjorie Violet Davis Macneill, 86, died Nov. 27, 2002 in Issaquah. The daughter of Maine Melvin and Violet Simpson Davis, she was born Nov. 5, 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She moved with her family to the Seattle area where she attended school and in August of 1935 graduated from Roosevelt High School, six months ahead of her class.

Upon graduation she began working for the Federal Reserve Bank where she met her future husband, Chester Macneill; they married in 1938. Two children blessed their marriage of 53 years.

Mrs. Macneill was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was active in the Children's Orthopedic Guild for many years, as well as Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. As a lifetime member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served in many teaching and leadership capacities.

In 1998, Mrs. Macneill moved to Long Beach, where she enjoyed the beauty of the Peninsula and the expansive view of the Pacific Ocean and boardwalk from her condominium at Windward Passage. Many special new neighbors and friends were made during her four years at the beach.

Left to mourn her passing is her daughter Marilyn Caswell and husband Robert of Ocean Park; son Wayne Macneill and wife Mickie of Duvall; grandchildren Robert Bell, David Bell and wife Sandra, Julie Terry and husband Scott, Melissa Biscup and husband Michael, and Michael Macneill and wife Kari; great-grandchildren Devin Terry, Brianne Terry, Jennifer Terry, Jaclyn Terry, Bryce Terry, Nicholas Bell, Steven Bell, Marianna Bell, Derek Bell, Macey Bell, Shannon Bell, Marissa Paris, Zachary Paris, Chloe Biscup, Tess Biscup, Chet Macneill, Mackenzie and Jordan Tanguay; sister-in-law Betty Davis; and nieces Diane Bottger, Sheila Timmerman, and Naeme Mower; and nephew Gordon Davis and their families.

She was proceded in death by her husband Chester, son-in-law Robert Bell, Sr., great-granddaughter Christina Terry and brother Maine Melvin Davis, Jr.

Graveside service was held Dec. 2 at Evergreen Cemetery in Seattle.

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