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Marilyn Jones

March 2, 1940 — August 8, 2022

Ottoville

Marilyn R. Jones, 82, of Ottoville passed away at 8:16 AM on Monday, August 8, 2022 at Lima Memorial. She was born on March 2, 1940, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late George "Harold" and Dorothy (Pangle) Gamble. On August 7, 1966, she married the D. Morgan Jones, who preceded her in death in 2007. Together, they shared many years of memories.

Marilyn was a 1958 graduate of York High School.

Marilyn retired from Wells Fargo Bank, formerly Peoples Bank, in Van Wert after 41 years of service.

Marilyn was a past President of the Van Wert Jaycee Mates and Ohio JCI Senate. She was also involved with Ohio Jaycee Women. Marilyn served as the longtime Treasurer for the Van Wert County 4-H Council. Most importantly, Marilyn loved spending time with her family and friends- especially her granddaughter, Leanna.

Surviving are her daughter, Melissa (Denny) Schnipke of Ottoville; her granddaughter, Leanna Schnipke; her sister, Janet (Doug) Miller of Van Wert; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, D. Morgan Jones, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Paul and Wayne Gamble; and a sister, Mildred Heath.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, August 12, 2022 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington St, Van Wert, Ohio. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Visitation will be from 2-8 PM on Thursday, August 11 and 1 hour prior to services Friday, both at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Marilyn`s memory may be directed to the Ohio JCI Senate Charitable and Education Foundation.

To share in Marilyn's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, August 11, 2022

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Funeral

Friday, August 12, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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