Marion Hebron Proffitt

Marion Hebron Proffitt

Claremont, VA
09.20.1929 - 02.27.2014
Steubenville, Ohio
Served in the
Air Force
Marion Hebron Proffitt, age 84, a resident of Claremont, VA, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at her home with her family by her side. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Gertrude Caudle Hebron and the widow of Clarence Wesley Proffitt. Mrs. Proffitt went to school in Norfolk, VA and worked as a bookkeeper. She later became Vice President of Colonial Mortgage Corporation of D.C. At the age of 67, Marion became an avid sport kite enthusiast, holding memberships in The American Kite Flyer's Association, The Eastern League Sport Kite Association, The Richmond Air Force Kite Club, and The Wings Over Washington Kite Club. She was actively involved in competitions all over the eastern United States and won many trophies. A loving mother and faithful wife, Marion was loved by all who knew her and she will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Evelyn Morris and Barbara Murphy of King and Queen County, VA; one brother, Dean Hebron of Lyndhurst, VA; three children, Kathy Tiller of Disputanta, VA, Kelly Proffitt of Claremont, VA and Ronald Proffitt of Virginia Beach, VA; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 2, 2014 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel 11414 General Mahone Hwy Wakefield, VA 23888 from 2 to 4 pm. A graveside service will be private at Wakefield Cemetery. Condolences may be posted at

Wakefield Cemetery
205 West Church Street
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

Funeral Home

R.W. Baker & Co. Wakefield Chapel
11414 General Mahone Hwy
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

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R.W. Baker & Co. Wakefield Chapel
11414 General Mahone Hwy
Wakefield, VA 23888
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My prayers go out to all the family. I know the pain you are feeling. She is no longer in pain and is soaring high in Jesus arms. May God carry you through this difficult time. Continued prayers, Ray and Judy Smith

Judy Smith

Please accept our heartfelt sympathies. The family is in our prayers. Darrell and Robin Arndt

Robin Arndt

She was a very nice Lady, Easy to like and too Love

Charles Stewart

You will be sorely missed. Rest in Peace.

Archie Stewart

A sweet, fun lady and great kite friend to so many. Rest in Peace Marion.

Jim Cosca

She was an amazing grandmother. She made my childhood magical. She was always a lady and always seemed to beat her battles with grace. I shall cherish each and every memory. I love you grandma, I hope to see you again one day.

Wesley Proffitt

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