Marilyn Marie (Perley) Hinz, of rural Newton, 65, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 26, 2009.  She was born June 24, 1944, to John and Bonnie (Sellers) Perley in Salisbury, Mo.  She was married to Carney Lee Hinz on July 14, 1962.  They resided in rural Newton her entire life.


Marilyn Marie (Perley) Hinz, of rural Newton, 65, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 26, 2009.  She was born June 24, 1944, to John and Bonnie (Sellers) Perley in Salisbury, Mo. 

She was married to Carney Lee Hinz on July 14, 1962.  They resided in rural Newton her entire life.

Marilyn worked at Wheat State Manor, Bethel Deaconess Hospital and then retired from Newton Medical Center where she worked the desk of the Physical Therapy Department; she retired after 25+ years of service.  Marilyn’s focus throughout her life was her family. 

She and Carney attended every ballgame, concert and school activity of their daughters and then continued their support at those events for their grandchildren.  She enjoyed attending sporting events, movies and evenings out with her “Girl’s Night Out” group, Scrabble and most of all spending time with her girls, grandkids and great-grandson. Marilyn was a deaconess and member of Potwin Christian Church. Marilyn was a good and faithful servant who loved the Lord.  Her kindness and generosity touched many.

Survivors include: her husband, Carney of rural Newton; father, John Perley of North Newton; brother, Michael Perley of rural Newton; sister, Michelle Solomon (Joe) of Newton; daughters, Carla Ryan (Pat) of Whitewater, Cathy Willis (Mark) of Newton and Callie Hill (Mike) of Whitewater; grandchildren, Scott Ryan, Erica Nantkes, Carly and Matt Willis, Mikayla and Mikinzie Hill; great-grandson, Peyton; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bonnie Mae Perley, and two nephews, Eddie Hinz and Jeremy Solomon.

The funeral service was Monday.  Memorials can be made to Potwin Christian Church.