OBITUARY

Marilyn L. Vincent

January 8, 1934December 4, 2018

Marilyn L. Vincent, 84, passed away at her residence in Muncie, Indiana, on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, following an extended illness. She was born on Monday, January 8, 1934, in Neodesha, Kansas, the daughter of the late Donald and Helen (Ginest) Curt. Marilyn taught for 10 years in Kansas City public schools, earned a BA in Music Education from the University of Kansas in 1955, followed by an MA in Music Education at the University of Colorado, and a PhD at the University of Kansas in 1970. Marilyn moved to Muncie, Indiana, in 1971. She was the Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies for the School of Music at Ball State University. Marilyn was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church and served as the choir director for twenty years. She enjoyed playing piano, traveling, entertaining, and playing games. Survivors include her husband, Jim Vincent; step-sons, Bill (wife, Deanna) Vincent, and Mark (wife, Cheryl) Vincent; brother, Jim (wife, Sharon) Curt; sister, Carol (husband, Paul) Enos; sister-in-law, Donna Kay Kohrs; seven grandchildren, Stephanie (husband, Darian) Beard, Andrew James Williamson, Brent (wife, Kori) Williamson, Evan (wife, Lauren) Williamson, Elizabeth Vincent, Geordan Williamson, and Joshua Vincent; three great-grandchildren, Teddy Williamson, Isabella Beard, and Hailey Beard; and nephews and nieces, Curt Enos, Kevin Enos, Mischa (husband, Larry Fry) Enos, Heather (husband, Ross Wohlert) Enos, Johnathan Curt, Jennifer (husband, John) May, and Kimberly Curt. A Celebration of Life will be held 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, 4800 West Bradford Drive, Muncie, Indiana, 47304, with Pastor Seth Carrier-Ladd officiating. A reception will immediately follow at the church. Family and friends may call from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services at the church on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Jim would like to extend his sincerest gratitude to the people who have cared for Marilyn over the years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, the Jim and Marilyn Vincent Music Education Scholarship Fund c/o Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, the Marilyn Curt Vincent Scholarship Fund c/o University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Elm Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.

  • DONATIONS

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie
  • The Jim and Marilyn Vincent Music Education Scholarship Fund
  • The Marilyn Curt Vincent Scholarship Fund

Services

16 December

Calling Hour:

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie

4800 West Bradford Drive
Muncie, Indiana 47304

16 December

Celebration of Life Service:

3:00 pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie

4800 West Bradford Drive
Muncie, Indiana 47304

REMEMBERING

Marilyn L. Vincent

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Shoshannah Clifford

December 9, 2018

I used to come take care of marilyn everyday and help her to her piano. She was a great hearted person that loved piano and getting her hair done. She will be missed so much in the short time i knew her she made a difference in my life. Rest in heaven marilyn.

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Jim and Marilyn at Marchfelder Restaurant, Vienna, Austria, 1999

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Marilyn while teaching at Meadowbrook Junior High, Prairie Village, Kansas. 196?

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Marilyn and Dian Zillner and Darlen Bussert about 1953

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Marilyn - 1955

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Jim and Marilyn relaxing on while on our honeymoon in the Carribbean.

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Jim and Marilyn with Mimi

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

New Year 2000

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Jim and Marilyn 2011

Jim Vincent

December 7, 2018

Jim and Marilyn 2007