Marilyn Scaggs, age 91, of Liberty passed away on Wednesday, November 11, at her home. She was born on January 18, 1929 to the late Raymond Apsley and Marjorie Huber Apsley.

Marilyn was a 1946 graduate of Brookville High School. She married Harold E. Scaggs on May 1, 1948 in Liberty; they were able to spend 62 years together before he passed away on July 9, 2010.

Marilyn was a dedicated member of the Liberty Church of Christ. She enjoyed serving in the children's ministries and other areas of the church.

In 1949, Marilyn and her husband Harold started their family business, Scaggs Oil Company. When Marilyn wasn't running the books for the oil company, she could be found at home raising their five children.

Along with being a mother, she enjoyed gardening and crocheting. Marilyn's specialty was her homemade pies; she loved to make them for all of her family and friends. Being around children brought Marilyn so much joy. Marilyn cherished the times she spent with her family.

Marilyn is survived by her children, Bonita (Randy) Hughes, Kenny (Bev) Scaggs, Mike (JoAnn) Scaggs, Doug (Bonnie) Scaggs and Paula (Tom) Wildman; a brother, Alton Apsley; a sister, Nedra Smith; a sister- in-law, Rita Apsley; 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grand-children.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bob Apsley; sisters, Norma Jean Skinner, Nancy Webb and Vivian Moles; and a granddaughter, Callie Scaggs.

Visitation for Marilyn was held on Tuesday, November 17, at Liberty Church of Christ, 102 S. Main St. Liberty, Indiana 47353. The funeral service was held on Tuesday with Pastor David Soper officiating. Burial followed in Sims Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Liberty Church of Christ.

Urban Winkler Liberty Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements.

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