Obituary: Marilyn Ann Willing, 78, of Hannibal

Marilyn Ann Willing
Posted: Jul. 5, 2019 1:10 pm

Marilyn Ann Willing, 78, of Hannibal, passed away at 2:17 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 201,9 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. The Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the Funeral Home. Marilyn was born July 4, 1940, in Hannibal, to James and Roseline Hawkins Pflum. She was married to Frank Willing on July 4, 1959, in Hannibal. He survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Kevin L. Willing (Kerri) of Hannibal, Keith F. Willing (Carol) of St. Charles, Kurt B. Willing (Nadine) of Hannibal, Kent F. Willing of Seattle, Wash.; one brother, Glen Pflum; three sisters, Shirley Salter, Diane Ronimous and Christine Taylor. Marilyn also is survived by six grandchildren, Justin, Kaylee, Kristopher, Kaitlyn, Xavier, Aubrey Jane, three great-grandchildren, Deegan, Peyton and Brooklyn, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Jimmy Pflum; and two sisters, Donna Beard and Vicky Hackman.

Marilyn loved taking care of her family and friends as a homemaker. She also worked for a time in the health care field.

Marilyn could often times be found in the morning at McDonald's having coffee with friends. She loved to travel around the country. Marilyn was a graduate of Hannibal High School class of 1959.

Pallbearers will be Kevin L. Willing, Keith F. Willing, Kurt B. Willing, Kent F. Willing, Justin Willing and Kristopher Willing.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at


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