Marilyn Dutra was born Marilyn Harris in Lake City on Nov. 10, 1922. She died in Glenbrook Hospice at San Diego, Calif., on April 12, 2007. She was raised in Caraway and attended Central High School.
She was preceded in death by five brothers. A sister, Nelma Whitaker, died in February in Dallas, Texas.
She is survived by a brother, W.C. "Dub" Harris, of Wichita, Kan.; a daughter, Rita Cory; a son, Orville Cory II, known as "Mickey;" a granddaughter, Cheri; two grandsons, David and Peter; three great-grandchildren, Jenna, Chase and Chloe; her grandson-in-law, Jack Kaye; and close friend Alvin Cunningham of LoJolla.
A prayer memorial service was held April 23, 2007, in San Diego.