Marilyn Louise Scott Zimmerman was born to Thelma and Preston Scott on March 12, 1937 in Meade, Kansas. She passed on October 28, 2016 in Beaver, Oklahoma, at the age of 79. Marilyn married the love of her life Ben Paul Zimmerman May 24, 1955. To this union were born four children, Paula Tice, Linda Petersen, Karen McMurphy and Dennis Zimmerman. She and Paul made their home in Stillwater, Oklahoma for five years and then moved to Balko, Oklahoma where she lived until the summer of 2000 when she moved to Beaver. She always said that she was a city girl stuck in the country.
Marilyn was a member of the Balko Baptist Church where she worked Bible School and helped with the Girls Auxiliary program. When she moved to Beaver she started attending the Beaver United Methodist Church. You could always count on her to bake cakes or fix any kind of food you needed her to. She was especially known for her Italian Cream cakes. She enjoyed playing bridge every Tuesday.
Marilyn was preceded in death by husband Paul, sister Margaret Gift and brother Charles Scott. Survivors include Paula Tice and husband Gary of Balko, Linda Petersen and husband Dale of Divide, Colorado, Karen McMurphy and husband Jeff of Owasso, Dennis Zimmerman and wife Lori of Beaver. Grandchildren are Brian and Amy Sager, Brice and Holli Sager, Brandy and Dent Felix, Kyle and Angela Bartel, Kraig Bartel, Korey Bartel, Braden McMurphy, Kyla McMurphy, Drake Zimmerman and Sawyer Zimmerman. Great grandchildren are Hannah, Blane and Brock Sager, Gavin and Kelby Sager, Adlee and Conley Felix, Allie and Ava Bartel. She is also survived by one brother – Donald Scott and wife Cora Ann of Lawton as well as several relatives and friends.
The family requests that any memorials be given to the Beaver County Ministerial Alliance.