Marie Proctor, the daughter of Wagner and Martha Venable, was born March 3, 1946, in Harrison County, Missouri. She attended Union Star High School, Union Star, Missouri, graduating in 1964.
On December 31, 1983, Marie was united in marriage to Steve Proctor at the Rock Port Christian Church and they made their home in Rock Port. They became the parents of five children, Mike, Craig, Jeremy, Melissa, and Steven.
Marie was employed as a waitress for the Hen House, Trail Boss, and Dairy Sweet and worked at Place’s Discount Store, all of Rock Port. She was also employed by Jack and Jill Grocery Store, Rock Port, and sold Avon. Later, Marie cleaned houses with her good friend, Pat Whitham, in the Atchison County area.
Marie enjoyed collecting, catalog shopping, gardening, planting flowers, and sitting in the swing watching hummingbirds. She especially loved watching her children’s sports activities and playing with her grandchildren. Marie passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at her home in Rock Port at the age of 75.
Besides her parents, Marie was preceded in death by numerous other family members. Survivors include husband, Steve Proctor; children, Mike Morgan, Craig (Emily Stanton) Proctor, Rock Port, Jeremy (Cashie) Proctor, St. Joseph, Missouri, Melissa Masonbrink, Rock Port, and Steven (Katie) Proctor, Waukee, Iowa; grandchildren, Mike, Stephanie, Cheyenne, Skylar, Caden, Lydia, Ryder, Carsen, Lexi, Jacob, Anthony, Sawyer, and Jet; brother-in-law, Jim (Penny) Proctor, Maryville, Missouri, sister-in-law, Susie Proctor, Savannah, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held Monday, April 26, 2021, at Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port, conducted by Pastor Terry Robison. Inurnment was at Hunter Cemetery, Rock Port. Memorials may be directed to the Steve and Marie Proctor Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Services are under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port.