Marla “Lannie” Elaine Fillman

Marla "Lannie" Elaine Fillman

Lifelong Newberry resident, Marla “Lannie” Elaine Fillman, 77, died Tuesday evening February 6, 2024 at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital. 

Born January 6, 1947 in Newberry, daughter of the late Lonzy and Viola (Thompson) Holbrook, Lannie was a graduate of Newberry High School. 

Lannie was employed as a dietary aide at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital for several years until her retirement.  She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses and enjoyed fishing, gardening and crafts. 

Lannie is preceded in death by her parents and several siblings. 

Survivors include her loving children Missy (Don) Martin of Newberry, Todd (Chris Robinson) Keinonen of Newberry and Tracy Ruiz of Lansing; grandchildren Brittany (Dylan) Ordiway of Lansing, Tasha (Josh) Foster of Newberry, Dakota (Zach) Luft of Newberry and Iziqio Ruiz of Lansing; great-grandchildren Aari Ruiz-Ordiway of Lansing, Noah Ruiz-Ordiway of Lansing, Laynee Foster of Newberry, Emma Luft of Newberry and Wyatt Luft of Newberry. 

Per her request, cremation services were accorded with no public services scheduled. 

Condolences may be expressed at

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.


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