BEDFORD – Marilyn Jean Tarr, 63, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born November 14, 1959, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Jesse Williams and Wanda Jean (Grissom) Pridemore. Marilyn married Joseph Marvin Tarr, Jr. on August 1, 1975 and he survives.
Marilyn worked as a Monitor Tech at Dunn Hospital. She was a member of Fairview Community Church and American Legion Post No. 250 Auxiliary. Marilyn enjoyed making jewelry and crocheting. She loved spending time with her family and took care of kids her whole life.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Marvin Tarr, Jr. of Bedford; children, Robert Gene (Andrea) Tarr of Depauw, Meagan (Steve Kyker) Easton of Bloomington, Tyra (Jared) Blackwell of Heltonville, and Toni (Matthew) Crane of Bedford; grandchildren, Jay, Michael, Bryant, Abbigal, Haylie, Bryce, Averie, Gracie, and Isaiah; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Cindy Jo Lee of Orleans; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, L.B.
Her parents; grandson, Andrew Kolling; and sister, Roxanne Dotts, preceded her in death.
Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, in Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Steve Jones officiating. Burial will follow.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, in the Memorial Chapel at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
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